Incident Summary:

06/28/2017: Assailants raided Zemio town in Haut-Mbomou, Central African Republic. At least six civilians were killed and an unknown number were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201706280040

When:
2017-06-28

Country:
Central African Republic

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Haut-Mbomou

City:
Zemio

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Zemio 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 Zemio Town
Specific Description Town
Nationality of Target Central African Republic
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
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 6 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"World: UN refugee agency 'extremely worried' about renewed violence in Central African Republic," Thai News Service, July 3, 2017."
"Via Social Media, Priest Recounts Horror Of Central Africa Violence," AFP (World Service), July 5, 2017."