Incident Summary:

10/27/2018: An explosive device detonated against a United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) convoy in Konna. Mopti, Mali. At least four Togolese peacekeepers were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201810270011

When:
2018-10-27

Country:
Mali

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mopti

City:
Konna

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target International
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive 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 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
Sources
"Two UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attacks," Al Jazeera, October 28, 2018.
"Two peacekeepers killed in Mali," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, October 27, 2018.
"Security Council condemns attacks against UN peacekeepers in Mali," Xinhua News Agency, October 28, 2018.