GTD ID:
199402270002

When:
1994-02-27

Country:
South Africa

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gauteng

City:
Bekkersdal

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP)
Specific Description Member's Funeral
Nationality of Target South Africa
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Weapon Details
Grenade; Knife
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) No
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
African National Congress (South Africa) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 12 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 12
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources