Incident Summary:

05/16/2019: A landmine detonated in Darkheynley, Mogadishu, Somalia. There were no reported casualties in the blast. Jabha East Africa claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201905160031

When:
2019-05-16

Country:
Somalia

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Banaadir

City:
Mogadishu

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Darkheynley neighborhood of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target
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 Land Mine
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
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 / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Somalia: Tipster in Al-Shabaab Militant's Arrest Killed in Mogadishu," Dhacdo.com, May 16, 2019.
"Terrorism: Transcript of ISIS's Al-Bayan News Bulletin for 17 May 2019," Telegram, May 17, 2019.