Incident Summary:

11/18/2015: An assailant opened fire on two soldiers and a bus in Rajlovac quarter, Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Two soldiers were killed and three other people, including civilians, were wounded in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources identified the assailant, Enes Omeragic, as a Muslim fundamentalist.

GTD ID:
201511180005

When:
2015-11-18

Country:
Bosnia-Herzegovina

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

City:
Rajlovac

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Bosnia-Herzegovina
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Bus
Nationality of Target Bosnia-Herzegovina
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
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 The victims included Armin Salkic and Nedeljko Radic. Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most recent reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Muslim extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Two army soldiers shot dead in Bosnia shooting spree," Reuters, November 18, 2015.
"Shooting in Sarajevo Leaves Two Bosnian Soldiers Dead," Sofia News Agency, November 19, 2015.
"Police say gunman kills 2 Bosnian soldiers and injures 3 civilians in shooting spree," 570News, November 18, 2015.