Incident Summary:

02/11/2017: Assailants raided Mussa village in 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.

GTD ID:
201702110025

When:
2017-02-11

Country:
Nigeria

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Borno

City:
Mussa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Mussa Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Nigeria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
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
Sources
"Fleeing Boko Haram Insurgents Torch Borno Village," AllAfrica Web Publications (English) UNASSIGNED, February 12, 2017."
"Again Boko Haram sets ablaze Borno village," Akwa Ibom State News Online, February 11, 2017."
"Boko Haram sets village ablaze," Naij.com, February 11, 2017."