Incident Summary:

04/21/2018: A grenade detonated at a business center in Gasenyi, Gahombo, Kayanza, Burundi. Two people were killed and 35 others were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201804210052

When:
2018-04-21

Country:
Burundi

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kayanza

City:
Gasenyi

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Gahombo district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Business Center
Nationality of Target Burundi
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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 2 Fatalities / 35 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 35
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, April 22," Xinhua General News Service, April 22, 2018.