Incident Summary:

04/14/2015: Assailants fired missiles at Kadugli city, South Kordofan state, Sudan. Two civilians were killed and two others were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:

South Kordofan


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Kadugli City
Specific Description City
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Four missiles were 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 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
Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"4 killed in rebels' missile attack in Sudan's Kordofan region," Xinhua News Agency, April 15, 2015.
"2 women killed in rebel mortar attacks amid Sudan general election," Xinhua News Agency, April 14, 2015.
"SPLM-N rebels shell South Kordofan capital," Sudan Tribune, April 14, 2015.