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
"Via Social Media, Priest Recounts Horror Of Central Africa Violence," AFP (World Service), July 5, 2017."
"World: UN refugee agency 'extremely worried' about renewed violence in Central African Republic," Thai News Service, July 3, 2017."