Incident Summary:

05/14/2019: Assailants attacked an Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) position in Misisi, near Lulimba, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. At least one assailant was killed and four other assailants were arrested in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to Mai Mai Yakutumba Militia.



Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:

South Kivu


Location Details:
The incident occurred near Lulimba.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC)
Specific Description Base
Nationality of Target Democratic Republic of the Congo
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-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
Mai Mai Yakutumba Militia No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"DR Congo army kills three suspected militants in Sud Kivu," Radio Okapi (Source to be deleted), May 16, 2019.