Incident Summary:

04/08/2003: Suspected Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels ambushed a convoy traveling at Miri-Miri in Adjuman district, Uganda, killing ten and injuring eleven people.

GTD ID:
200304080003

When:
2003-04-08

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Miri-Miri

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Adjumani district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Indiscriminate civilians traveling in a convoy through Miri-Miri, Uganda
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
The type of gun used in this incident was not reported.
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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 10 Fatalities / 11 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 10
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 11
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Rebels kill 10 people in ambush in northern Uganda: army,” Agence France Presse, April 9, 2001.
“Suspected LRA rebels kill 10 in ambush in north-central Uganda,” The Monitor, April 9, 2003.