Incident Summary:

11/25/2016: Assailants raided Mile One village in Tafan, Kaduna, Nigeria. At least four people were killed and a number of houses were set on fire during the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:


Tafan district

Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Mile One village of Tafan 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 Mile One Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Nigeria
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
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
"Four Killed In Southern Kaduna’s Fresh Attack," Channels TV Nigeria, November 26, 2016."
"4 Killed As Gunmen Raid Kaduna Community," MyInforms, November 26, 2016."
"Kaduna: Fresh attack in Mile One Village claims 4 lives," Nigerian Tribune, November 26, 2016."