Incident Summary:

11/27/2000: Rebels raided Sokolalu Tekoulo village in Gueckedou Prefecture, Guinea. They killed at least three villagers in the attack. They also destroyed 19 houses and a health center. The attack coincided with a regional visit from a team of cabinet ministers. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:


Gueckedou district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Sokolalu Tekoulo village of the district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Villagers in Sokolalu Tekoulo
Nationality of Target Guinea
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 Unknown Gun Type
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Rebels No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Rebels attack village near border with Liberia," Guineenews, November 29, 2000.
"UNHCR scales down Guinea operation following new attacks," Associated Press, December 6, 2000.