GTD ID:
199711170005

When:
1997-11-17

Country:
Rwanda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gisenyi

City:
Gisenyi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Govt
Specific Description jail
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
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Hutu extremists Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1200
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 300 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 300
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