Incident Summary:

12/00/2017: Sometime between December 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, assailants destroyed a well in Lafey, Mandera, Kenya. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Al-Shabaab.

GTD ID:
201712010037

When:
2017-12-15

Country:
Kenya

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mandera

City:
Lafey

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Food or Water Supply
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Well
Nationality of Target Kenya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Al-Shabaab 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
"Militants destroy telecom mast along Kenya-Somalia border," Daily Nation Online, January 21, 2018."