Incident Summary:

04/20/2016: Assailants raided Gamandji, Ouaka, Central African Republic. There were no reported casualties in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to an anti-Balaka militia and claimed that the raid was carried out in retaliation for the death of an anti-Balaka militia leader.

GTD ID:
201604200048

When:
2016-04-20

Country:
Central African Republic

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ouaka

City:
Gamandji

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Bambari 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 Gamandji Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Central African Republic
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Anti-Balaka Militia 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
Sources
"Elements of Former CAR Rebellion Attack, Loot Localities To Avenge Leader’s Death," RJDH Online, April 22, 2016."