Incident Summary:

11/22/2003: Members of the Lord’s Resistance Army killed five people in Ongiino, Uganda. Nine rebels attacked a public service minibus on the Amuria-Asamuk Highway.

GTD ID:
200311220001

When:
2003-11-22

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Eastern

City:
Ongino

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Civilians on a bus passing through Ongiino near Amuria
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
Unknown
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) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 9
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
“Uganda: LRA Rebels Reportedly Kill Five in North,” British Broadcasting Corporation, November 24, 2003.
Richard Otim, “LRA Kills 5 in Katakwi,” New Vision, November 24, 2003.