Incident Summary:

10/26/2017: Assailants stabbed and injured a civilian outside a polling station in Likoni, Mombasa, Kenya. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources stated that the victim was going to vote at the time of the attack.

GTD ID:
201710260015

When:
2017-10-26

Country:
Kenya

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mombasa

City:
Likoni

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian
Nationality of Target Kenya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
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
"Open Source Enterprise Current Developments 0900 GMT 26 October 2017," Summary, October 26, 2017."
"TOPSHOTS Four Killed In Kenya As Protests Prompt Partial Vote Delay," AFP (World Service), October 26, 2017."