Incident Summary:

06/10/2016: Assailants set fire to three trucks in Niassa Cara, Mozambique. There were no reported casualties, although the fate of one of the drivers is unknown. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Mozambique National Resistance Movement (MNR).

GTD ID:
201606100058

When:
2016-06-10

Country:
Mozambique

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Unknown

City:
Niassa Cara

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Petroda Malawi Limited
Specific Description Trucks
Nationality of Target Malawi
Additional Information
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-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
Additional Information The victims include Leston Charley and Martin Kaipa.
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 Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Mozambican troops guard cargo convoys as Renamo attacks escalate," Metro Tell.co.za, June 15, 2016."
"3 more tankers ambushed in Mozambique," Times.mw, June 13, 2016."