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LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 113 attacks in the latest year vs. 175 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -35.4% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 15 killings and 329 abductions in the latest year vs. 18 killings and 604 in the year previous.

This is a -16.7% decrease in fatalities and a -45.5% decrease in abductions.


Year previous: February 24, 2016 to February 23, 2017
Latest year: February 24, 2017 to today
Latest Attack

February 19, 2018 // A group of suspected LRA fighters ambushed travelers along the Bangadi-Ngilima road. The group ambushed people traveling by foot, bicycle, and motorcycle, holding many hostage for several hours as they looted them. The victims were released the same day.

Latest Major Attack

February 13, 2018 // Suspected LRA forces attacked the communities of Ngui 1 and Ngui 2 in the morning, looting food, money, and other supplies. The LRA group abducted 12 adults and 1 child from the two communities to transport looted goods.

Latest Returnee Event

February 19, 2018 // The 12 adults abducted from the communities of Ngui 1 and Ngui 2, CAR, on February 13 were released, but the child, a 12-year-old boy, remains in captivity.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 2
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Ngui 1, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 1
Last 365 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 7
Banda, Bas Uele, DRC: 7
Bambangana, Haut Uele, DRC: 6