Incident Summary:

08/29/2002: A rebel leader, Youssouf Togoimi, was seriously wounded when a landmine exploded on a road between Zouar and Wour in the northern Tibesti region of Chad. Togoimi was the president of the Democratic Movement for Justice in Chad (MDJT) which had been fighting government troops in the far north of Chad. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200208290005

When:
2002-08-29

Country:
Chad

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Tibesti

City:
Near Wour

Location Details:
This incident occurred on a road between Zouar and Wour.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Democratic Movement for Justice in Chad (MDJT)
Specific Description Youssouf Togoimi, leader of the Democratic Movement for Justice in Chad (MDJT)
Nationality of Target Chad
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
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
"Government Spokesman Says Rebel Chief Seriously Wounded by Mine Explosion,” Agence France Presse, August 29, 2002."