Incident Summary:

06/25/2015: Assailants opened fire on a gold mine in Talodi town, South Kurdufan state, Sudan. This was one of two related incidents in Talodi town on this date. At least 35 people were killed and 30 others were wounded across both attacks. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents; however, sources attributed the attacks to Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North.

GTD ID:
201506250035

When:
2015-06-25

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

South Kurdufan

City:
Talodi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Gold Mine
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
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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 conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here. Casualty numbers for this incident represent a division of a cumulative total of killed and wounded across incidents 201506250035 and 201506250036.
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 18 Fatalities / 15 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 18
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 15
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"35 Killed in Attack On Gold Mines in South Kordofan, Sudan," AllAfrica.com, June 29, 2015."
"U.S. Condemns Rebel Attacks On Civilians in Sudan's South Kordofan," AllAfrica.com, July 7, 2015."
"Africa Command OSINT Daily 29 June 2015," OSC Summary, June 30, 2015."