Incident Summary:

06/18/2018: Assailants opened fire on former Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who returned to their land in Tuma, North Darfur, Sudan. At least 19 people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:

North Darfur


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Kottom district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Farmers: Sheikh Hanazal Tibein, Adam Suleiman Abdallah, Abdelnaim Mohamed Suleiman
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
Firearms, sticks, and gun butts were used in the attack.
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 civilians Yasin Abdallah Abakar, Osman Suleiman Abdallah, Abdelnabi Mohammed Nurein, Amin Ahmed Khatir and Mohamed Suleiman Abdallah.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 70
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 19 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 19
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"19 Returnees Wounded In North Darfur Shooting," Radio Dabanga Online, June 20, 2018.