Incident Summary:

11/30/2017: Assailants attacked civilians in Western Lakes, South Sudan. At least 19 people, including children, were killed and 20 people were injured in the raid. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Nuer White Army.

GTD ID:
201711300024

When:
2017-11-30

Country:
South Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Western Lakes

City:
Unknown

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target South Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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
Nuer White Army No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 19 Fatalities / 20 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 19
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 20
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"More killed in South Sudan cattle raids," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, November 30, 2017."