Incident Summary:

07/27/2013: Gunmen attacked a pub in the northern Dawashe village, Borno state, Nigeria. At least 25 people were people were killed and 30 injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however sources attributed the incident to Boko Haram.

GTD ID:
201307270009

When:
2013-07-27

Country:
Nigeria

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Borno

City:
Maiduguri

Location Details:
The attack occurred in Dawashe village.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Pub
Nationality of Target Nigeria
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Thrown explosives and firearms were used in the attack.
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
Boko Haram No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 25 Fatalities / 30 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 25
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 30
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Nigeria: Youths, Boko Haram Clash Kills 25 in Flashpoint Northeastern Borno State," This Day, July 29, 2013."
"25 killed as gunmen attack pub in Nigeria," MSN.co.in, July 28, 2013."