Incident Summary:

12/00/2016: Sometime between December 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016, assailants attacked Kungu, Equator, Democratic Republic of the Congo. No casualties were reported in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

GTD ID:
201612150073

When:
2016-12-15

Country:
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Equator

City:
Kungu

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Kungu Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Democratic Republic of the Congo
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"DRC Armed Forces Dislodge Ugandan LRA Rebels From Village in Bas-Uele Province," Radio Okapi Online, January 11, 2017."