The LRA perpetrated 163 attacks in the latest year vs. 222 attacks in the year previous.
This is a -26.6% decrease in attacks.
The LRA perpetrated 13 killings and 578 abductions in the latest year vs. 19 killings and 723 in the year previous.
This is a -31.6% decrease in fatalities and a -20.1% decrease in abductions.
May 21, 2017 // LRA forces looted fishermen near Nambia, DRC. The assailants spoke Acholi and poor Lingala, were armed with AK-47s, and wore military clothing. The assailants told the victims that they were only looking for food and didn't want to hurt anyone.
May 17, 2017 // LRA forces attacked the community of Banangui, CAR. The assailants wore military clothing and were armed with AK-47s. They spoke Acholi. 2 civilians were injured (a man and a woman) and 16 were abducted.
May 17, 2017 // 10 women of the 16 civilians abducted by LRA forces in Banangui, CAR, were released after spending a few hours in captivity.