Incident Summary:

10/05/2000: A grenade was thrown from a moving car in the Kasubi trading center in Kampala, Uganda, killing one person and injuring six. The Allied Democratic Forces was suspected in the attack, though no group claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200010050001

When:
2000-10-05

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central

City:
Kampala

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Ugandan Civilians
Specific Description Ugandan civilians conducting business at the Kasubi trading center
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information One woman died immediately in the attack. The six wounded were taken to the hospital.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Uganda: One person killed in grenade attack in Kampala," Radio Uganda, October 05, 2000."
"One killed, six injured in grenade attack in Uganda capital," Agence France Presse, October 07, 2000."