Incident Summary:

03/16/2006: Near Sao Domingos, Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau, a bus drove over a land mine. Eleven civilans were killed, twelve were injured, and the bus was damaged. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200603160005

When:
2006-03-16

Country:
Guinea-Bissau

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Cacheu

City:
Near Sao Domingos

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Guinea-Bissau Civilians
Nationality of Target Guinea-Bissau
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
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 11 Fatalities / 12 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 11
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 12
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
National Counter Terrorism Center, 2006 Report on Terrorism