Incident Summary:

12/08/2016: Assailants opened fire on residents and set fire to buildings in Bol Jamil, Central Darfur, Sudan. At least six people were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201612080039

When:
2016-12-08

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central Darfur

City:
Near Abata

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Bol Jamil area, near Abata.

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 Bol Jamil Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
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
Additional Information The victims included Ibrahim Kujok, Abbas Adam Mohamed, and Abdel Razeg.
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 0 Fatalities / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Village Attacked, Surrounded in Central Darfur," AllAfrica Web Publications (English) UNASSIGNED, December 9, 2016."