Incident Summary:

02/15/2008: A hand grenade was thrown into a bar in a Katholhu trading centre, in Kasese District, Uganda on Friday evening. Four patrons of the establishment were injured. The police suspect that the perpetrators belonged to a gang linked to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).

GTD ID:
200802150099

When:
2008-02-15

Country:
Uganda

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Western

City:
Katholhu

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Ugandan civilians
Nationality of Target Uganda
Additional Information
Hostages 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
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 / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
Micheal Karugaba, “Uganda: Rebel Group Grenade Attack Injures 4 People,” The Monitor, February 18, 2008.