Incident Summary:

03/09/2005: Six people were killed and 16 others injured when LRA (Lord's Resistance Army) rebels attacked several Ugandan villages. The rebels were armed with blunt instruments and farming equipment. One of the attackers was killed in retreat.

GTD ID:
200503090007

When:
2005-03-09

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Near Adjumani

Location Details:
The villages of Siriri, Aboki and Pali

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Villagers, Women and Children.
Specific Description Civilians
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
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) No
Additional Information Women and children brutalized and mutilated in this attack.
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 7 Fatalities / 16 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 16
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Uganda: Rebels attack northwestern villages, kill six,” BBC Worldwide Monitoring, March 10, 2005, Thursday