LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 91 attacks in the latest year vs. 152 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -40.1% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 14 killings and 277 abductions in the latest year vs. 8 killings and 497 in the year previous.

This is a 75.0% increase in fatalities and a -44.3% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: July 22, 2016 to July 21, 2017
Latest year: July 22, 2017 to today
Latest Attack

June 27, 2018 // A group of 12 LRA members composed of 6 men and 6 boys ambushed 4 traders traveling by bike from Sam Ouandja, CAR. They looted their rice, sugar, oil, and cassava before releasing them. They wore civilian and military attire, and spoke Acholi and Sango.

Latest Major Attack

June 20, 2018 // LRA ambushed civilians en route to their fields. They looted and abducted a total of 17 civilians, of which at least 3 women, 3 men, and 1 child were later released. Armed civilians reportedly departed in pursuit of the assailants.

Latest Returnee Event

June 27, 2018 // A young man and woman reportedly escaped the captivity of an LRA group had abducted them near Lindimbia, DRC, on May 10, 2018. The young girl that had been abducted along with them reportedly remains in captivity.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 1
Obo, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 1
Ngilingili, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 1
Last 365 Days
Obo, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 7
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 6
Mbangana, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 5