Incident Summary:

01/25/2014: Assailants threw a grenade at civilians outside of Mahamasina Stadium in Antananarivo city, Analamanga region, Madagascar. At least one person, a two-year old child, was killed and at least 31 other people were injured as a result of the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201401250027

When:
2014-01-25

Country:
Madagascar

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Analamanga

City:
Antananarivo

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Madagascar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Weapon Details
A grenade was 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
Additional Information This attack took place just hours after the presidential inauguration.
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 1 Fatalities / 31 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 31
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Africa Command OSINT Daily 24-26 January 2014," OSC Summary, January 27, 2014."