Incident Summary:

10/25/2018: Assailants attacked residents in Angela, Guma, Benue, Nigeria. At least two farmers were killed in the incident. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to Fulani extremists.

GTD ID:
201810250021

When:
2018-10-25

Country:
Nigeria

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Benue

City:
Angela

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Guma district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Farmers
Nationality of Target Nigeria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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
Fulani extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Benue Govt Raises The Alarm Over Fresh Threats," Leadership, October 27, 2018.
"Herdsmen kill two, planning another attack -Benue gov," Nigeria Punch, October 27, 2018.