Incident Summary:

03/29/2016: Assailants attacked Sudanese military personnel in Karkaray, South Kordofan, Sudan. At least 55 assailants were killed in the ensuing clash. The Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201603290041

When:
2016-03-29

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

South Kordofan

City:
Karkaray

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF)
Specific Description Forces
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 55 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 55
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 55
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Sudan: SPLM-N Rebels Claim To Liberate Agab in Heiban County From Government Forces 30 March," Radio Dabanga Online, March 31, 2016."
"Sudanese Army Reportedly Repels SPLM-N Rebels in North Kordofan State," BBC World Service, March 29, 2016."
"Sudan Army And Rebels Clash In Kordofan, Ending Months Of Calm," AFP (World Service), March 29, 2016."