Incident Summary:

12/11/2006: Five people were killed and four others seriously injured when an unknown perpetraitor hurled a grenade at Ferdinand Ntirampeba's home in Itaba Commune, Burundi. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200612110002

When:
2006-12-11

Country:
Burundi

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gitega

City:
Itaba district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Private residence
Specific Description Ferdinand Ntirampeba's home
Nationality of Target Burundi
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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 5 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Five die, four seriously injured in grenade attack in central Burundi, Bujumbura Radio Publique Africaine, December 11, 2006.