Incident Summary:

08/29/2001: Irma Ndjira was shot and wounded in an attack by four members of the National Union for the Total Liberation of Angola (UNITA) on Fumbe, Namibia. The assailants also stole a number of household goods.

GTD ID:
200108290025

When:
2001-08-29

Country:
Namibia

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kavango

City:
Fumbe

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Namibian Villages
Specific Description Fumbe, Namibia
Nationality of Target Namibia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
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
National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“UNITA attacks village 55 kilometers east of Rundu,” NAMPA, August 29, 2001.