Incident Summary:

11/01/2007: In Alokolum, Uganda, unknown armed assailants attacked a vehicle containing four aid workers, killing two and wounding one.

GTD ID:
200711010004

When:
2007-11-01

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Alokolum

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development
Specific Description Aid Workers
Nationality of Target France
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Charles Ariko, "Aid workers killed an attack, New Vision (Uganda) - AAGM,November 1, 2007."
"UN condemns killing of two aid workers in Northern Uganda," BBC Monitoring Africa - Political, November 3, 2007."