Incident Summary:

06/03/2004: At least 23 civilians were killed in an attack by Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels on Kalabong Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), in Namokora subcounty, Chwa County in Kitgum District [northern Uganda]. Ten others were injured in the attack.

GTD ID:
200406030001

When:
2004-06-03

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Kalabong

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Ugandan Civilians
Specific Description Ugandan Civilians at Kalabong Internally Displaced Persons (IDP)
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 23 Fatalities / 10 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 23
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 10
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Ugandan paper puts at 23 death toll of northern district rebel attack,” Kampala The New Vision, June 4, 2004.