Incident Summary:

02/11/2017: Assailants attacked and killed Cheickna Traore, a Bambara trader, near Macina, Segou, Mali. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Fulani extremists.

GTD ID:
201702110037

When:
2017-02-11

Country:
Mali

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Segou

City:
Near Macina

Location Details:
The incident occurred near Macina.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Bambara Trader: Cheickna Traore
Nationality of Target Mali
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-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 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
"Mali: Spate of Killings by Armed Groups," US Official News, April 5, 2017."
"Mali: Reported Spate Of Killings By Armed Groups," Eurasia Review, April 10, 2017."
"Hosted Product: AQIM Newsletter 20 February 2017," Al Qa'ida in the Islamic Maghreb Newsletter, February 20, 2017."