Incident Summary:

04/03/2015: Multiple explosive devices detonated near a Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) oil pipeline outside of Ughelli, Delta state, Nigeria. There were no reported casualties in the blasts. Urhobo Gbagbako claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201504030077

When:
2015-04-03

Country:
Nigeria

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Delta

City:
Near Ughelli

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC)
Specific Description Oil Pipeline
Nationality of Target Nigeria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive 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
Urhobo Gbagbako Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Gunmen kill nine in Nigeria's oil-rich delta state Rivers," Reuters, April 4, 2015.
"Uduaghan's Ex-aide Urges Millitants To Embrace Peace," Leadership, April 6, 2015.