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LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 92 attacks in the latest year vs. 97 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -5.2% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 5 killings and 386 abductions in the latest year vs. 14 killings and 296 in the year previous.

This is a -64.3% decrease in fatalities and a 30.4% increase in abductions.


Year previous: June 19, 2017 to June 18, 2018
Latest year: June 19, 2018 to today
Latest Attack

May 30, 2019 // 2 LRA combatants, armed with AK-47s, ambushed 2 travelers 20 km east of Mboki. The assailants spoke Acholi, Lingala, and broken Pazande. They looted the victim's money, machetes, knives, wrenches, and bicycles before releasing them.

Latest Major Attack

April 03, 2019 // Approximately 13 LRA combatants ambushed at least 19 people, including 3 women and 2 children, 11 km west of Naparka. The assailants took the civilians into the bush. They released 9 of the civilians on the same day but abducted 10 of the men.

Latest Returnee Event

May 06, 2019 // A boy escaped the LRA after spending 2 weeks in captivity. He had been abducted in Kpokpo on April 20. He was transferred to a medical center to receive care.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 2
Last 365 Days
Mugalie, Bas Uele, DRC: 7
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 6
Naparka, Haut Uele, DRC: 5