Incident Summary:

04/03/2016: Assailants fired rockets that struck a nomadic settlement east of Kadugli, South Kordofan, Sudan. A civilian was killed in the attack. This was one of two related rocket attacks in the area on this date. The Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201604030061

When:
2016-04-03

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

South Kordofan

City:
Near Kadugli

Location Details:
The incident occurred to the east of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Nomadic Settlement
Nationality of Target Sudan
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Katyusha rockets were used in the attack.
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
Sources
"Report Says Clash Between Rebel SPLM-N, Sudanese Air Force Kills Four Civilians in South Kordofan," Radio Dabanga Online, April 5, 2016.