Incident Summary:

11/30/2020: Assailants attacked civilians in Tsa, Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This was one of three related attacks in the area on this date. At least nine people were killed and three people were injured across the attacks. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Cooperative for the Development of the Congo (CODECO) militia.



Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sub-Saharan Africa

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Democratic Republic of the Congo
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
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 202011300015, 202011300016, 202011300017.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Cooperative for the Development of the Congo (CODECO) militia No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Rebels step up attacks in north-eastern DR Congo," Radio Okapi (Goma), December 1, 2020.