Incident Summary:

02/23/2014: Assailants attacked groups of Muslims in Guen, Mambere-Kadeï prefecture, Central African Republic. At least forty-three people were killed in the assualt. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, witnesses attributed the attack to Anti-Balaka Militia.

GTD ID:
201402230048

When:
2014-02-23

Country:
Central African Republic

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mambere Kadei

City:
Guen

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Muslim Civilians
Nationality of Target Central African Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Anti-Balaka Militia No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 43 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 43
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Seventy Muslims killed in CAR town," Lebanon Daily Star, February 24, 2014."
"Muslims hide in CAR church after killings," Al Jazeera, February 24, 2014."
"70 Muslims killed in Central African Republic town," Associated Press International, February 24, 2014."