Incident Summary:

04/28/2008: On Monday in Nyamyezi, Kyamutunzi, Uganda, armed men reportedly abducted six people, killed one person, Emmanuel Twesigye, and dumped the body in the river. No group claimed responsibility but the Allied Democratic Forces are suspected.

GTD ID:
200804290028

When:
2008-04-28

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Western

City:
Nyamyezi

Location Details:
The attack took place in Nyamyezi, Kyamutunzi, Uganda.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 6
US Hostages 0
Outcome Hostage(s) released by perpetrators
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Weapon Details
It is unknown if weapons were used in the attack.
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
Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"allafrica.com: Multi-media Content Service Provider (Mauritius), "Army Probes Abductions in Kibaale," www.allafrica.com (April 29, 2008)."