Incident Summary:

07/24/2020: Assailants attacked a village in Umm Doss, South Darfur, Sudan. At least 20 people were killed and 22 others were injured in the raid. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:

South Darfur

Umm Doss

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Um Doss Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Sudan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 20 Fatalities / 22 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 20
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 22
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Fresh killings in Darfur as Sudan prepares to send troops," Daily Times, July 28, 2020.
"Gunmen kill at least 20 farmers in Sudan's Darfur: tribal chief," Gulf Times, July 25, 2020.
"Gunmen kill at least 22 villagers in South Darfur, locals say," Yahoo! Singapore, July 25, 2020.