Incident Summary:

02/05/2007: A bomb exploded in a car at a military base in Tiebissou, Cote D'Ivoire; the two people in the car were injured. The perpetrators of this incident were unknown. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200702050003

When:
2007-02-05

Country:
Ivory Coast

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Lacs

City:
Tiebissou

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Tiebissou Military Base
Specific Description soldiers
Nationality of Target Ivory Coast
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target
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 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
Additional Information The soldier was in the military car with his civilian girlfriend when it exploded.
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 / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Cote d’Ivoire: Grenade Reportedly Explodes at FDS base in Interior; Two Injured” Abidjan L’Inter. February 5, 2007.