Incident Summary:

07/25/2015: Assailants attacked Medi Kouta village, Lac region, Chad. Thirteen assailants were killed and an unknown number of Chadian soldiers were wounded in the ensuing clash. This was one of three related incidents in the area on this date. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents; however, sources attributed the attacks to Boko Haram.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:


Medi Kouta

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Medi Kouta Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Chad
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Boko Haram No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 13
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 13 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 13
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 13
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
"Singapore: At least 16 killed in Boko Haram raids on Lake Chad villages," Channel NewsAsia Online, July 27, 2015.
"Africa Command OSINT Daily 27 July 2015," OSC Summary, July 28, 2015.
"BBCM Terrorism Digest: 27-28 July 2015," BBC Monitoring, July 28, 2015.