Incident Summary:

12/14/2016: Assailants attacked Ungwan Rana in Gadani village, Kaduna, Nigeria. At least 15 people were killed and an unknown number of other people were injured in the incident. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to Fulani militants.

GTD ID:
201612150022

When:
2016-12-14

Country:
Nigeria

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kaduna

City:
Near Gogwada

Location Details:
The incident occurred near Gogwada in the Ungwan Rana area of the Gadani village area.

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 Ungwan Rana 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
Unknown
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
Fulani extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 15 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 15
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
"Gunmen Attacked Kaduna Village, Killed 15, Injured Others," News Headlines.com.ng, December 15, 2016."
"Gunmen Attacked Kaduna Village, Killed 15, Injured Others," Leadership, December 15, 2016."