Incident Summary:

07/04/2018: Assailants abducted three farmers in Lagadi, Gedarif, Sudan. The outcome of the abduction is unknown, though sources noted that the assailants took the hostage to Ethiopia. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201807040023

When:
2018-07-04

Country:
Sudan

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gedarif

City:
Lagadi

Location Details:
The incident occurred near the border with Ethiopia.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Farmers
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 3
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
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
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 Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Somalia: Regional Overview - Africa, 9 July 2018," ReliefWeb, July 10, 2018.
"Highlights: Sudan-South Sudan Daily Media Highlights 6 - 8 July 2018," Summary, July 6, 2018.