Incident Summary:

04/14/2015: Assailants fired mortars at Toumat neighborhood, Dalang town, South Kordofan state, Sudan. Two civilians were wounded in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North.

GTD ID:
201504140065

When:
2015-04-14

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

South Kordofan

City:
Dalang

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Toumat neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Toumat Neighborhood
Specific Description Neighborhood
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages 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
Three mortars 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
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 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
Sources
"4 killed in rebels' missile attack in Sudan's Kordofan region," Xinhua News Agency, April 15, 2015."
"SPLM-N shells South Kordofan town on election day," Sudan Tribune, April 14, 2015."
"2 women killed in rebel mortar attacks amid Sudan general election," Xinhua News Agency, April 14, 2015."