GTD ID:
197810260003

When:
1978-10-26

Country:
Ethiopia

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Maekel

City:
Asmara

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity
Specific Description Fuel, arms and ammo warehouses in the Kafyo Stitch base
Nationality of Target Ethiopia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $100,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Automatic firearm
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Eritrean Liberation Front Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 25 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 25
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources