GTD ID:
198011160011

When:
1980-11-16

Country:
Zimbabwe

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mashonaland East

City:
Mtoko

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity New National Army
Specific Description bus
Nationality of Target Zimbabwe
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 6
US Hostages 0
Hours of Kidnapping 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Unknown
Weapon Details
Attacked
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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Zimbabwe African Nationalist Union (ZANU) ZANLA (armed wing) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 25
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources