The LRA perpetrated 158 attacks in the latest year vs. 218 attacks in the year previous.
This is a -27.5% decrease in attacks.
The LRA perpetrated 8 killings and 490 abductions in the latest year vs. 25 killings and 781 in the year previous.
This is a -68.0% decrease in fatalities and a -37.3% decrease in abductions.
June 19, 2017 // 8 LRA forces attacked the community of Diabakpa, DRC. They looted the community before abducting 7 community members including a 13-year-old boy. A group of community members decided to organize themselves to pursue the assailants and free the abductees.
June 06, 2017 // LRA forces armed with automatic weapons looted a mining camp near Gangala Na Bodio, DRC. They had reportedly abducted 10 civilians in 2 neighboring communities before making their way to the mine. The assailants looted food, gold, and diamonds.
June 19, 2017 // A group of community members pursued an LRA group that had abducted 7 civilians in Diabakpa, DRC. They managed to free 6 of the abductees but a 13-year-old boy remained in captivity.