Incident Summary:

06/02/2015: Assailants attacked a military convoy in Rashad area, South Kordofan state, Sudan. An unknown number of soldiers were killed and injured in the assault. Sudan People's Liberation Movement- North claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201506020086

When:
2015-06-02

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

South Kordofan

City:
Rashad

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Sudanese Army
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 6 Fatalities / 26 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 26
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Sudan: SPLM-N Rebels Kill Six Soldiers in South Kordofan," Radio Dabanga Online, June 3, 2015."
"SPLM-N rebels ambush government troops in S. Kordofan," Sudan Tribune, June 2, 2015."