Incident Summary:

12/28/2016: Assailants attacked Alhaji Adamu Mohammed's convoy in Mala, Taraba, Nigeria. Mohammed, an All Progressive Congress (APC) leader, was not harmed; however, one person was killed and three people were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201612280044

When:
2016-12-28

Country:
Nigeria

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Taraba

City:
Mala

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity All Progressives Congress (APC)
Specific Description Convoy of Chieftan: lhaji Adamu Mohammed
Nationality of Target Nigeria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 1 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"One dead, three wounded as gunmen attack Taraba APC chieftain," Online Nigeria News, December 29, 2016."
"Gunmen attack Taraba APC chieftain," Latest Nigerian News.com, December 31, 2016."