Incident Summary:

06/10/2016: Assailants attacked a group of fishers in Cheringoma, Sofala, Mozambique. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Mozambique National Resistance Movement (MNR).

GTD ID:
201606100054

When:
2016-06-10

Country:
Mozambique

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Sofala

City:
Cheringoma district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Inhamitanga region, on a road between Marromeu and Beira

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Fishermen
Nationality of Target Mozambique
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
Unknown
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
Mozambique National Resistance Movement (MNR) 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
"Mozambique: Renamo Ambushes Vehicle On Marromeu-Beira Road," AllAfrica.com, June 11, 2016."