Women tell how LRA rebels cut off their lips using single knife

Some of the women whose lips were cut off at the same time in Lamwo District by the LRA rebels share their plight during the hand over of oxen and ox-ploughs by Invisible Children on Wednesday. Photo by Cissy Makumbi

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Dreadful experience. The women say the attack by the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels has left them with long-term effects and cannot engage in hard work.

Ten women, all residents of Ngomoromo Parish in Lukung Sub-county in Gulu District, woke up on February 20, 2005, to run the daily house chores; little did they know danger awaited them at Nimu well.

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