Incident Summary:

02/11/2017: Assailants attacked Bowai village in Nana-Bakassa, Ouham, Central African Republic. At least three people were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201702110034

When:
2017-02-11

Country:
Central African Republic

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ouham

City:
Bowai

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Nana-Bakassa 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 Bowai Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Central African Republic
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
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 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
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
"Central African Republic: Death and material losses in the attack on a village near Nana-Bakassa," RJDH Online, February 14, 2017."
"Unidentified Armed Men Attack CAR Village of Bowai, Cause ‘Considerable Damage’," RJDH Online, February 14, 2017."