Incident Summary:

06/23/2014: Assailants attacked Muslim civilians in Ardo-Djobi village, Bambari city, Ouaka prefecture, Central African Republic. In addition to one assailant, 18 people were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Anti-Balaka militia.

GTD ID:
201406240027

When:
2014-06-23

Country:
Central African Republic

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ouaka

City:
Near Bambari

Location Details:
Incident occurred in Ardo-Djobi village, near Bambari, Ouaka.

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 No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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 Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
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 19 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 19
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"More than a dozen killed in CAR attack," Al Jazeera Online, June 24, 2014."
"Gunmen have killed 17 Muslims in CAR: Peacekeepers," Daily Nation, June 24, 2014."
"Africa Command OSINT Daily 24 June 2014," OSC Summary, June 25, 2014."