Incident Summary:

2/11/2007: During a rally for support of foreign peace keepers a bomb was thrown killing five and wounds twenty five in Kismayo, Somalia. The perpetrators of this incident were unknown. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200702110006

When:
2007-02-11

Country:
Somalia

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Lower Juba

City:
Kismayo

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Rally in support of foreign peace keepers
Specific Description protesters
Nationality of Target Somalia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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
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 / 25 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 25
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Mpuga, Douglas “VOA News: Five Dead, 25 Wounded in Kismayo Rally explosion” US Fed News. February 11, 2007.