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Former LRA abductee struggles to trace his origin 12 years later.

He believes that going by his surname, he could be from the Madi tribe found in West Nile region. However, his effort to locate his family or relatives in the region has been fruitless.
15 May 2015 11:01
Jimmy Iga the stranded former LRA abductee

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A formerly abducted child has failed to trace his family 12 years after he escaped from the Lord\'s Resistance Army rebel camp.

Jimmy Iga, returned from captivity in 2003. He underwent rehabilitation at Rachelle Rehabilitation Centre in Lira but has since failed to trace his parents.

Iga, aged 26 says he has over the years failed to trace his origin or any of his relatives.

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He says during captivity, he lived with the family of rebel leader Joseph by Kony.

 

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He believes that going by his surname, he could be from the Madi tribe found in West Nile region. However, his effort to locate his family or relatives in the region has been fruitless.

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Iga was abducted at the age of seven and underwent a military training to become a fighter within the LRA rebel outfit.

Captain Telesphor Turyamumanya, 5th Division Army spokesperson says Iga should be supported by other humanitarian agencies.

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