Incident Summary:

11/06/2016: Assailants attacked Galabourouma village near Ngabolo, Haute-Kotto, Central African Republic. At least nine people were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Seleka.



Central African Republic

Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:


Near Ngabolo

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Galabourouma, near Ngabolo.

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 Galabourouma Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Central African Republic
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
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
Seleka No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 9 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 9
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
"Muslim rebels kill nine civilians in Central African Republic," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, November 7, 2016.