Incident Summary:

05/29/2017: Assailants attacked civilians in Malumbi, Tanganyika, Democratic Republic of the Congo. At least seven people were killed and 33 people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Twa militia.

GTD ID:
201705290051

When:
2017-05-29

Country:
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Tanganyika

City:
Malumbi

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 Civilians
Nationality of Target Democratic Republic of the Congo
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
Twa Militia No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 7 Fatalities / 33 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 33
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Africa Command OSINT Daily 30 May 2017," Summary, May 31, 2017."