Incident Summary:

12/10/2006: An explosion ripped through Pamo Clinic, a medical facility located on a busy highway, north of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. No one was reportedly killed or wounded in the blast which went off overnight December 8. At least three vehicles including an ambulance were extensively damaged. No claim of responsibility was reported.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:


Near Port Harcourt

Location Details:
the incident occurred north of Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Medical Facility
Specific Description Pamo Clinic
Nationality of Target Nigeria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom 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 Unknown Explosive 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
Additional Information The clinic is owned by Rivers State Governor Peter Odili, a medical doctor. Odili was chief medical director of the clinic prior to his election as governor in 1999.
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
Martha Goswell: Blast Rocks Odili's Pamo Clinic, Port Harcourt Mirror, December 10, 2006