Incident Summary:

04/10/2019: An explosive device detonated targeting military forces in Bosaso, Bari, Somalia. At least six soldiers were injured in the blast. Jabha East Africa claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201904100021

When:
2019-04-10

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 Forces
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside bomb was used in the attack.
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
Jabha East Africa Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Somalia: At Least 6 Soldiers Wounded in Bomb Blast in Coastal City of Boosaaso," Hiiraan Online, April 10, 2019.
"Revision: Terrorism: Transcript of ISIS's Al-Bayan News Bulletin for 11 April," Telegram, April 11, 2019.