Incident Summary:

10/14/2017: An explosive device detonated at Mautuma Primary School in Lugari, Kakamega, Kenya. One student was injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201710140028

When:
2017-10-14

Country:
Kenya

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kakamega

City:
Lugari

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Mautuma Primary School
Specific Description School
Nationality of Target Kenya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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 / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Boy, 6, wounded after bomb explodes in classroom," KenyanNews.co.ke, October 14, 2017."