Incident Summary:

08/20/2017: Assailants threw grenade at a volleyball ground in Rusaka district, Mwaro, Burundi. At least two people were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201708200025

When:
2017-08-20

Country:
Burundi

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mwaro

City:
Rusaka district

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 Volleyball Ground
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 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Death toll reaches six in seven days," IWACU, August 21, 2017.