Incident Summary:

07/25/2014: Assailants attacked the Buye military camp in Ango city, Eastern province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. A soldier, his wife and his child were killed in the attack. Three other people were wounded and one person was abducted from the camp. The whereabouts of the kidnap victim were unknown. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

GTD ID:
201407290074

When:
2014-07-25

Country:
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Orientale

City:
Ango

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC)
Specific Description Buye Military Camp
Nationality of Target Democratic Republic of the Congo
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 1
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 50
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Kisangani: gunmen attacked a military camp in Buye, 3 dead," Radio Okapi Online, July 30, 2014."