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LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 95 attacks in the latest year vs. 161 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -41.0% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 15 killings and 282 abductions in the latest year vs. 7 killings and 504 in the year previous.

This is a 114.3% increase in fatalities and a -44.0% decrease in abductions.


Year previous: June 19, 2016 to June 18, 2017
Latest year: June 19, 2017 to today
Latest Attack

May 29, 2018 // After looting Yangou Dacko the same day, a group of men, women, and children suspected to be LRA looted the village of Yangou-Péndéré, CAR, at 15:00. The assailants spoke Acholi, Lingala,and Sango.

Latest Major Attack

May 19, 2018 // An LRA group abducted 12 civilians in Badolo, including 3 young boys, 2 young girls, and 7 adult men. They spoke Lingala and Acholi, and wore UPDF-like uniforms. They said they planned on attacking the villages of Nambagu, Esse, Kapilo and Samungu, DRC.

Latest Returnee Event

May 25, 2018 // A young Congolese boy defected from the LRA near the DRC bank of Mbomou River and arrived in Mboki, CAR, at 11:00. He had been abducted near Ango, DRC, in 2017, and had been tortured. He was transported to a safe location and received medical care.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Mugalie, Bas Uele, DRC: 1
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 1
Yangou-Péndéré, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 1
Last 365 Days
Mbangana, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 5
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 5
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 5