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Pictorial: Survivors Hold Vigil for Lukodi Massacre Victims

On May 19th, 2004, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group attacked and killed at least 60 people in Lukodi Village, Bungatira Sub County, Gulu District.
Elderly men and women join the dance. Photo by Emmy Daniel Ojara

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Hundreds of survivors on Wednesday night held a vigil to pay tribute to the victims of the 2004 Lukodi Massacre.  

The survivors who were joined by right activists, local leaders, and neighboring communities lit candles and laid wreaths on the monument where the names of 60 people killed during the massacre are engraved. 

Joined by the young and elderly, they marched through Lukodi Village, performed funeral dances, and recounted incidents about the day before, during, and after the massacre.

On May 19th, 2004, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group attacked and killed at least 60 people in Lukodi Village, Bungatira Sub County, Gulu District. 

This is the first time the survivors have organized a vigil in memory of the victims.

URN brings the event in pictures.