Incident Summary:

12/05/2006: A car bomb driven by unknown perpetraitors exploded at the entrance of Baidoa (the seat of the Transitional Federal Government, TFG) in Somalia. The car exploded after having cleared the Ethiopian military spot check and within close proximity to the Ethiopian military's main control area. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200612050004

When:
2006-12-05

Country:
Somalia

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bay

City:
Baidoa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Seat of Transitional Federal government
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Somalia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
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 / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
Sources
Report links Ethiopian army to recent car bombing in Somali town, December 5, 2006, Agence-France Presse/Ogaden Online