Incident Summary:

11/10/2015: Assailants attacked the Batangafo refugee camp north of Bangui city, Bangui prefecture, Central African Republic. Eight people, including a United Nations (UN) peacekeeper, were killed in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Seleka.



Central African Republic

Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:


Near Bangui

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)
Specific Description Peacekeeper
Nationality of Target International
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp
Nationality of Target Central African Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Seleka No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 8 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 8
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"U.N. peacekeeper, seven civilians killed in Central African camp," Reuters Africa, November 11, 2015.
"Africa Command OSINT Daily 11 November 2015," OSC Summary, November 12, 2015.
"UN peacekeeper killed in CAR clashes,", November 11, 2015.