LRA rebel fighter numbers dwindling, officials say

November 3, 2010 02:35

NAIROBI, Kenya — The number of soldiers in the rebel Lord's Resistance Army has dwindled to the low hundreds, and without external support the ultraviolent group could soon cease to exist, Uganda's military spokesman said Tuesday, echoing the findings of a new report.

The Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA, has about 400 fighters, less than half the number the group had two years ago, according to a report from the Enough Project, which was based on interviews with more than five dozen former LRA troops.

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