Incident Summary:

06/14/2010: On Monday, in the Jomo area of the Central African Republic, unknown assailants attacked a Ugandan military patrol, killing 10 Ugandan soldiers and wounding an unknown number. No damage was reported and no group claimed responsibility for the attack but the militant group Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) or Janjaweed militants were thought to be responsible.

GTD ID:
201006140031

When:
2010-06-14

Country:
Central African Republic

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Unknown

City:
Jomo

Location Details:
The attack took place in the Jomo area of the Central African Republic.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Ugandan Military
Specific Description Ugandan troops
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Weapon Details
Unknown 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
Janjaweed (suspected) No
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 10 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 10
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Jane’s Intelligence, “Security Officials State 10 Ugandan Soldiers Killed in CAR's Jomo,” Terrorism Watch Report, June 16, 2010.
"Risdel Kasasira, "Army Confirms 10 Dead in CAR Attacks," LexisNexis Academic, Monitor, June 15, 2010."