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LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 106 attacks in the latest year vs. 166 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -36.1% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 14 killings and 298 abductions in the latest year vs. 13 killings and 579 in the year previous.

This is a 7.7% increase in fatalities and a -48.5% decrease in abductions.


Year previous: May 21, 2016 to May 20, 2017
Latest year: May 21, 2017 to today
Latest Attack

April 30, 2018 // An LRA group composed of 5 men armed with AK-47s abducted a young man 10 km northeast of Zemio, CAR. The assailants reportedly spoke Acholi and Zande, and wore civilian and military attire.

Latest Major Attack

April 01, 2018 // A group of 15 presumed LRA looted Bozongui of its radios, food, and tools, and kidnapped 18 civilians, killing 1 in captivity. Comprised of 7 men, 3 boys, and 5 women, they wore military and civilian attire, and spoke Pazande, Acholi, Lingala, and Sango.

Latest Returnee Event

April 08, 2018 // 21 of the 22 civilians abducted near Bozongui on April 1 returned to Obo, CAR. They reported having escaped 60 km south of Obo, near Aza, DRC, after 3 days of travel. All managed to escape except for 1 man who had died in captivity.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 1
Zemio, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 1
Last 365 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 8
Mbangana, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 5
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 5