Incident Summary:

11/28/2017: Assailants raided a military camp in Nyongoro, Lamu, Kenya. There were no reported casualties in the ensuing clash. This was one of two related attacks in Nyongoro on this date. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201711280003

When:
2017-11-28

Country:
Kenya

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Lamu

City:
Nyongoro

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Kenya Defense Forces (KDF)
Specific Description Camp
Nationality of Target Kenya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information This incident is part of a set of coordinated attacks in which both military and non-military entities were targeted.
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 / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Terrorists kill two police officers, injure GSU and KDF soldiers in Lamu," East African Standard, November 28, 2017."