Incident Summary:

09/02/2014: Assailants attacked the town of Nana Bakassa, Ouham prefecture, Central African Republic. Five civilians were killed and several others were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Seleka.



Central African Republic

Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:


Nana Bakassa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Nana Bakassa Town
Specific Description Town
Nationality of Target Central African Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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
Seleka No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 5
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
"C.Africa attack kills at least 5: peacekeepers," Agence France Presse -- English, September 3, 2014.
"Central African town stormed by gunmen - Africa," DailyMe.Com, September 3, 2014.
"5 killed in C. African Republic attack," Press TV, September 4, 2014.