Incident Summary:

02/11/2017: Assailants opened fire on Haroun Ismail in Tawilah, North Darfur, Sudan. Ismail, a merchant, was killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Janjaweed.

GTD ID:
201702110031

When:
2017-02-11

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Darfur

City:
Tawilah 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 Not Applicable
Specific Description Merchant: Haround Ismail
Nationality of Target Sudan
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
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
Janjaweed No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
Sources
"Trader Killed, Five Men Kidnapped In North Darfurs Tawila," Radio Dabanga Online, February 14, 2017."