Incident Summary:

04/15/2015: Assailants fired mortars that landed and detonated in Dalang town, South Kordofan state, Sudan. This was one of two similar attacks in Sudan on this date. Four civilians were killed and nine wounded across both attacks. 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 Dalang Town
Specific Description Town
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
Mortars were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident represent a division of a cumulative total of killed and wounded across incidents 201504150055 and 201504160044.
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 / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
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.