Incident Summary:

11/00/2016: Sometime between November 8, 2016 and November 22, 2016, assailants raided Tsilari area in Chibok, Borno, Nigeria. It is unknown if the attack resulted in casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Boko Haram.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:


Chibok district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Tsilari area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Tsilari Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Nigeria
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
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
Boko Haram 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
"Boko Haram siege cuts aid for 1 million," The Gulf Today, November 23, 2016.
"Boko Haram besieging villages in Nigeria," Breaking, November 22, 2016.
"Boko Haram Overrunning Chibok Communities, Leaders Cry Out," AllAfrica Web Publications (English) UNASSIGNED, November 22, 2016.