Incident Summary:

11/14/2018: Assailants attacked an army checkpoint in Diabaly, Segou, Mali. Two soldiers were killed and an unknown number of assailants were killed or injured in the attack. Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201811140005

When:
2018-11-14

Country:
Mali

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Segou

City:
Diabaly

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Malian Armed Forces
Specific Description Checkpoint
Nationality of Target Mali
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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Central African Republic: ACLED Regional Overview - Africa (20 November 2018)," ReliefWeb, November 20, 2018.
"Mali: State PAS Press Summary 15 November 2018," Summary, November 16, 2018.