Incident Summary:

06/30/2019: Assailants attacked a village of ethnic Fulani in Bidi, Mopti, Mali. This was one of three related incidents across the Mopti region on this night. At least 23 people were killed and 300 more were missing across all three attacks. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Dogon extremists.




Sub-Saharan Africa

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Bidi Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Mali
Additional Information
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers represent a division of the total number of those killed and wounded across incidents 201906300021, 201906300022, and 201906300023.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Dogon extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 8 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 8
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23 - local mayor," Reuters Africa, July 1, 2019.
"23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source," News24, July 1, 2019.