The LRA perpetrated 81 attacks in the latest year vs. 158 attacks in the year previous.
This is a -48.7% decrease in attacks.
The LRA perpetrated 12 killings and 263 abductions in the latest year vs. 10 killings and 506 in the year previous.
This is a 20.0% increase in fatalities and a -48.0% decrease in abductions.
July 23, 2018 // An LRA group attacked the village of Ligoua, looting corn, cassava flour, rice, palm oil, and other belongings. The assailants, who reportedly spoke Acholi, Zande, and Lingala, abducted 5 men and 1 woman as porters for their looted goods.
July 20, 2018 // LRA forces attacked the Ngoulia mining site, 11 km from Kpokpo on the Bria-Nzako Road. The group abducted 5 men and 1 girl to porter looted goods, and killed 1 man. On their way back to the bush, they abducted 4 hunters and 1 pregnant woman from Kpokpo.
August 01, 2018 // LRA forces released the 5 miners and 4 hunters they had abducted as porters near Kpokpo and its Ngoulia mining site on July 20. The group leader reportedly gave them a written message addressed to the chief of Kpokpo.