The LRA perpetrated 164 attacks in the latest year vs. 226 attacks in the year previous.
This is a -27.4% decrease in attacks.
The LRA perpetrated 12 killings and 550 abductions in the latest year vs. 20 killings and 737 in the year previous.
This is a -40.0% decrease in fatalities and a -25.4% decrease in abductions.
April 23, 2017 // LRA forces attacked the community of Bangassou Zakara, 25 km north of Zemio, CAR. The assailants spoke Acholi and Zande. They were armed with AK-type weapons. They looted food and communications equipment and abducted 6 civilians (2 women and 4 men).
February 25, 2017 // 5 LRA forces abducted 11 civilians in Gambara, CAR. The assailants wore a mix of civilian and military clothing, boots, and they spoke Acholi and Zande. They looted the community of cassava, peanuts, rice, clothes, shoes, and handheld FM radios.
April 14, 2017 // LRA forces attacked pastoralists in Dembia, CAR. 3 LRA abductees were able to escape during the attack. They were reportedly part of Achaye Doctor's group.