Incident Summary:

06/28/2018: Assailants opened fire on formerly Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who had returned to their land in Burum Burum, North Darfur, Sudan. At least four people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:

North Darfur

Burum Burum

Location Details:
The incident occurred just south of Serif Omar

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 Hasan Hamid, Mousa Hamid, Mustafa Hamid
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 civilian Zubeida Hamid.
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 / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"Nine Darfur Returnees Killed This Agricultural Season," Radio Dabanga Online, June 28, 2018.