Incident Summary:

07/01/2002: Two soldiers, nine rebels, and several civilians were killed when fighters of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) attacked a military camp in an unspecified location in the Pader district of Uganda.

GTD ID:
200207010004

When:
2002-07-01

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Pader district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Ugandan Army
Specific Description Military Camp, Northern Pader District
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 90
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 25 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 25
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 9
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Uganda: Security Beefed Up In Northern District Following LRA Rebels Attack," BBC Monitoring International Reports, July 09, 2002."
"Soldiers, Rebels, Civilians Die in Ugandan Army, Rebel Clashes," Agence France Presse, July 02, 2002."