Incident Summary:

02/11/2016: Assailants on a motorcycle threw a grenade at crowd of civilians in Buyenze neighborhood, Bujumbura, Burundi. Twenty-six civilians were wounded in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201602110029

When:
2016-02-11

Country:
Burundi

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bujumbura Mairie

City:
Bujumbura

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Buyenze neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Burundi
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 26 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"Grenade Wounds 26 In Burundi Capital," AFP (World Service), February 11, 2016."
"Grenade blast injures 26 in Burundian capital," Xinhua General News Service, February 12, 2016."
"Xinhua: Grenade Blast Injures 26 In Burundian Capital," Xinhua, February 12, 2016."