Incident Summary:

06/18/2018: Assailants opened fire on civilians at a market near Deribat, South Darfur, Sudan. One person was killed and four people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:

South Darfur

Near Deribat

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Deribat Market
Specific Description Market
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
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
Additional Information The victims included Seifeldin Mohamed Hussein, Umelkheir Abu Bakr Hamid, Sara Yousef Haroun, Kaltoum Yousef Hamid, and Awatif Abdelmawla Saleh.
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 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
"One Dead, Four Injured in Attack By Militiamen At South Darfur Market," AllAfrica Web Publications (English) UNASSIGNED, June 20, 2018.