Incident Summary:

03/13/2016: Assailants attacked residents in Chenbe, Benue, Nigeria. This was one of 25 similar raids on villages in the area over a period of four days. At least two people were killed and a number of buildings were destroyed across the 25 events. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents; however, sources attributed the attacks to Fulani militants.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in Logo district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Chenbe Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Nigeria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this attack represent a division of a cumulative total of killed across incidents 201603130052, 201603130053, 201603130054, 201603130055, 201603130056, 201603130057, 201603130058, 201603130059, 201603130060, 201603130061, 201603130062, 201603130063, 201603130064, 201603130065, 201603130066, 201603130067, 201603130068, 201603130069, 201603130070, 201603130071, 201603130072, 201603130073, 201603130074, 201603130075, 201603130076.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Fulani extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"Fresh Violence as Fulani Herdsmen Again Kill and Sack 25 Villages," TheHeraldng, March 17, 2016."