Incident Summary:

09/07/2010: On Tuesday, in the village of Ouandda Djalle, in Birao, Vakaga, Central African Republic, unidentified militants attacked the village, killing nine people by unknown means. No group claimed responsibility, but the militant group Lord’s Resistance Army was suspected to be responsible for the attack.

GTD ID:
201009070005

When:
2010-09-07

Country:
Central African Republic

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Vakaga

City:
Near Ouandda Djalle

Location Details:
The attack occurred in the village of Ouandda Djalle, in Birao, Vakaga, Central African Republic.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description A village was targeted in the attack.
Nationality of Target Central African Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 9 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 9
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
"Agence France Presse, "Ugandan Rebels Kill Five in Attack on Central African Republic Village," World News Connection, Agence France Presse, October 6, 2010."
"Yahoo News, "Sixteen Killed in Ugandan LRA Attacks in C. Africa: Authorities," http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100909/wl_africa_afp/centrafricaunrestugandarebelslra (September 9, 2010)."
"Kissy Agyeman-Togobo, "Attacks by Ugandan Rebels Claim Civilian Lives in Northern C.A.R.," LexisNexis Academic, World Markets Research Centre, September 10, 2010."