Incident Summary:

11/29/2018: Assailants threw a grenade at soldiers at a checkpoint in Bosaso, Bari, Puntland, Somalia. Two soldiers were killed and four people, including soldiers and civilians, were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack separately to Jabha East Africa and Al-Shabaab.

GTD ID:
201811290005

When:
2018-11-29

Country:
Somalia

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bari

City:
Bosaso

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Somali Armed Forces (SAF)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Somalia
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Somalia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Al-Shabaab No
Jabha East Africa No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
"Highlights: Somalia Daily Media Highlights 29 November 2018," Summary, November 30, 2018.