Uganda: July 19, 2003


Uganda reported on July 16 that 27 people had died in fighting from July 13 through July 15. The Ugandan military claimed at least 24 were LRA thugs. 13 of the LRA died by drowning when a rope bridge they were using collapsed. The LRA unit was fleeing a Ugandan Army unit. On July 19 two civilians died when the LRA attacked a displaced persons camp in Gulu district. The Ugandan military reported it had freed 47 abducted civilians in various anti-LRA operations.




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