Incident Summary:

06/12/2018: A grenade detonated in Kamenge, Bujumbura, Bujumbura Mairie, Burundi. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201806120024

When:
2018-06-12

Country:
Burundi

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bujumbura Mairie

City:
Bujumbura

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Kamenge neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Kamenge Neighborhood
Specific Description Neighborhood
Nationality of Target Burundi
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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 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
"One killed in grenade attack in Murwi," IWACU, June 14, 2018.
"Grenade explosion kills 1, injures 6 in NW Burundi," Xinhua General News Service, June 14, 2018.