GTD ID:
199404130008

When:
1994-04-13

Country:
Rwanda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kigali

City:
Gikoro

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Tutsi Tribe
Specific Description Group of Tutsi Refugees inside Catholic Church
Nationality of Target Rwanda
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Weapon Details
Automatic firearm; Machete
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
Hutu extremists Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1180 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1180
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources