Incident Summary:

01/01/2007: Thirteen people were killed in two ambushes in southern Sudan by suspected fighters of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

GTD ID:
200701010007

When:
2007-01-01

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Eastern Equatoria

City:
Near Magwi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Southern Sudanese
Nationality of Target Sudan
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) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 13 Fatalities / 8 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 13
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 8
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
VOA News: Ugandan Army Blames Rebels for Deaths of 13 People in Sudan,” US Fed News, January 4, 2007.
“Uganda Rebels Reportedly Kill 13 in Southern Sudan,” Nairobi Integrated Regional Information Network, January 4, 2007.
"Suspected Ugandan Rebels Kill 13 Civilians in Southern Sudan,” Kampala The New Vision, January 4, 2007."