GTD ID:
199712100003

When:
1997-12-10

Country:
Rwanda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gisenyi

City:
Mutura

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Mudende refugee camp
Specific Description Tutsis
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
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Weapon Details
Knives
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 271 Fatalities / 227 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 271
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 227
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources