Catching up on other combat actions in northern Uganda: On April 7 the Ugandan Army killed five LRA thugs in the village of Omelo-Kuru (Gulu District). The army also freed 11 abducted civilians. One report said the Ugandan forces employed an attack helicopter in the operation. On April 9 the LRA struck back. LRA thugs ambushed a civilian convoy near the village of Miri-Miri. One of the vehicles was a bus. Ten people died and 11 were wounded. One of the dead included a Ugandan Army officer.