Incident Summary:

06/14/2017: Assailants threw a grenade at civilians near a bus station in Bujumbura, Bujumbura Mairie, Burundi. One civilian was killed and nine civilians were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201706140034

When:
2017-06-14

Country:
Burundi

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bujumbura Mairie

City:
Bujumbura

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Musaga neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Burundi
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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 1 Fatalities / 9 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 9
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"One killed, nine hurt by grenade in Burundi capital," Business Recorder, June 16, 2017.
"One killed, 9 hurt by grenade in Burundi capital," East African, June 15, 2017.
"One killed, 9 hurt by grenade in Burundi capital," Agence France-Presse Top News (English), t, June 15, 2017.