Incident Summary:

06/14/2018: Assailants equipped with firearms and grenades attacked Murama, Bugendana, Gitega, Burundi. At least one person was killed and four people were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201806140016

When:
2018-06-14

Country:
Burundi

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gitega

City:
Murama

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Bugendana district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Murama Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Burundi
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Gunmen kill 1, injure 4 in central Burundi," Spy Ghana, June 18, 2018.