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ID Sort descending Month Day Year Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
1 Jan 1997 Cambodia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.07092855 103.099916 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed while working in Banteay Meanchey province. Archived Archived
2 Jan 1997 Rwanda 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 4 3 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (Spanish) staff killed, 1 INGO international (US) staff gravely wounded during armed raid on INGO compound in Ruhengeri, Rwanda. Archived Archived
3 Feb 1997 Tajikistan 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff, 1 UN international (Nigerian) staff, 1 ICRC international staff and 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped along with other (not included) UN staff, journalist and Tajik govt rep; released 48 hours later. Archived Archived
4 Feb 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO international staff killed by Al ittihad militia in Kismayo. Archived Archived
5 Feb 14 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -1.9508511 30.0615075 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Kigali Feb 14. Archived Archived
6 May 7 1997 Sierra Leone 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 8.6400349 -11.8400269 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed and 2 UN national staff wounded when UN assessment team ambushed May 7. Archived Archived
7 May 1997 DR Congo 0 0 10 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Non-state armed group: National Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL) 10 NRCS staff first aid workers killed in fighting between Zairean troops and rebels from the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL). Archived Archived
8 Jun 14 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -1.49984 29.63497 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Ruhengeri June 14. The staffer, his wife, young child and another relative were killed at night in their home in Rubange secteur. Archived Archived
9 Jun 17 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Detention Unknown -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Ruhengeri June 17. Arrested by soldiers on 9 June 1997. The mutilated body was found in the bush near Ruhengeri town, on 13 June and had been tortured and shot through the head. Archived Archived
10 Jun 19 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver was shot and killed in Ruhengeri along with his wife, their son aged 7 and their daughter aged 6. They were shot through the windows of their house in Kigombe. Archived Archived
11 Jun 1997 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 UN national staff beheaded by Al-Ittihad militia after ambush near Tulo-Burago village in Gedo region. Another 3 UN national staff (not included) bound, questioned and later released. The victim, a senior SNF Commander, was the apparent target of the Al-Ittihad militia. Yes Focal Point
12 Jun 8 1997 Rwanda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when he was among a group of villagers attacked by insurgents near Ruhengeri on June 8. Archived Archived
13 Jun 20 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 3.1199508 43.6444625 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staffer (Portuguese) shot in Baidoa hospital apparently in revenge for shooter's brother who died in his care. Archived Archived
14 Jun 19 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.36667 42.53333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO driver killed by Al Ittihad militia in Kismayo on June 19. Archived Archived
15 Jul 17 1997 Bangladesh 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 23.61352 90.50298 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Siddhirganj, July 17. Archived Archived
16 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO local staffer killed in home attack. Archived Archived
17 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff kidnapped. Released 15 months later after ransom paid. Archived Archived
18 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.25 45.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Nazran and held 3.6 months before escaping. Archived Archived
19 Jul 1997 Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 4.01897 44.51112 Staff member Security guard 1 donor agency international staff official kidnapped by his security guards at Teyeglow. Escaped two days later. Archived Archived
20 Aug 1997 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -0.36667 42.53333 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan 2 INGO national nurses running a health clinic killed in apparent clan-related revenge killing in Kismayo. Archived Archived
21 Aug 1997 Chechnya 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.0574916 47.1332224 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO international staff (French) kidnapped in Dagestan and held 3.5 months. Ransom negotiated by French govt. Archived Archived
22 Sep 24 1997 Ethiopia 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 8.53056 44.795 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staffers shot dead in apparent robbery attempt in Ogaden region Sept 24. Archived Archived
23 Sep 1997 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff kidnapped in Mogadishu over FFW project dispute. Archived Archived
24 Sep 1997 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Juba. Archived Archived
25 Oct 1997 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
26 Oct 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -1.9646631 30.0644358 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
27 Oct 18 1997 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 36.70904 67.11087 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed by stray bullet when three ICRC cars caught in crossfire Anchoy-Shibirgan road 200 kilometres west of Mazar-i-Sharif on Oct 18. Archived Archived
28 Oct 1997 Angola 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (German and Zimbabwean) staff killed in ambush. Archived Archived
29 Oct 23 1997 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3278775 45.6762535 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Hungarian) staff kidnapped in Grozny on Oct 23 and held for 9 months. Severe abuse (mutilations). Ransom paid by Hungarian govt. Archived Archived
30 Nov 22 1997 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff (from two agencies) and 1 from another UN body abducted by gunmen on Nov 22 and released the next day. Involved a charcoal trade dispute. Yes Focal Point
31 Nov 1997 Congo 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed and 2 wounded in ambush. Archived Archived
32 Nov 26 1997 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.270978 45.334654 Unaffiliated Not applicable 2 INGO international staff (1 male 1 female, Italian) and 1 male national staff were kidnapped after 1-hour armed attack on base in Deganlei on Nov 26. Organized by Mogadishu businessman who had a trade dispute with the then Vice Governor of Balad, Mohamed Abshir. Archived Archived
33 Dec 17 1997 Chechnya 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO international (Polish) staff kidnapped by 15 armed men on Dec 17. Archived Media
34 Dec 1997 Tajikistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (of two different organizations) kidnapped. One victim was fatally wounded when her abductors set off a grenade to kill themselves and their hostage. The other victim was rescued, unharmed. Archived Media
35 1997 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded and 1 national staff killed, sometime in 1997 Yes Focal Point
36 Jan 29 1998 Chechnya 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43 44.25 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (French) staff kidnapped and 1 UN national staff driver beaten at gunpoint in N. Ossetia on Jan 29. Archived Archived
37 Jan 1998 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Project site 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff murdered when working as a night watchman at the ICRC sub-delegation in Vavuniya, when the sub-delegation Archived Archived
38 Jan 1998 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
39 Mar 22 1998 Sierra Leone 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9967363 -10.9495705 Non-state armed group: National Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) 1 ICRC national staff member (and his son) killed during killed in an exchange of fire between ECOMOG and the AFRC/RUF near Segbwema. Archived Archived
40 Mar 6 1998 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed March 6. Archived Archived
42 Mar 1998 Rwanda 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site -1.9646631 30.0644358 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO staff killed in armed assault on camp (presumed here to be national staff). Archived Archived
43 Apr 15 1998 Somalia 0 0 1 7 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 9 10 2 0 8 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 9 internationals and 1 national working for ICRC/IFRC kidnapped as their aircraft landed in Mogadishu (5 ICRC internationals, 2 IFRC delegates, 1 national RC worker kidnapped along with 2 pilots (labelled here as ICRC)). The victims were a Somali, an American, a South African. Archived Archived
44 Apr 1998 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Unknown Project site 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in hospital bombing. Archived Archived
45 Apr 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff ambushed and killed by bandits in Bujumbura, April 22. Archived Archived
46 Jun 9 1998 Sudan 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 3 Shooting Ambush Road 11 31 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff killed along with 1 national RC worker were killed when gunmen fired on a UN vehicle in South Kordofan June 9 (3 other RC workers wounded). Archived Archived
47 Jun 25 1998 Ethiopia 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 6 1 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7 44 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 6 ICRC international staff (1 Swiss, 5 Somali) abducted when travelling from Gode to Degeh Bur in three marked vehicles on June 25. On July 3 the Islamic group al-Ittihad al-Islami claimed responsibility, stating that the hostages were under investigation. Archived Archived
48 Jun 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Danish) staff killed by car thieves in Bujumbura. Archived Archived
49 Jul 8 1998 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Non-state armed group: Subnational Uganda National Rescue Front 1 UN national staff killed in ambush by guerrillas from the Uganda National Rescue Front II on July 8. Vehicle also robbed and blown up. Archived Archived
50 Jul 1998 Somalia 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Unknown Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff killed and 5 wounded when convoy attacked. Archived Archived
51 Jul 13 1998 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 34.430247 70.448678 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff from different agencies kidnapped in or near Jalalabad on July 13 and later found dead. Archived Archived
52 Jul 24 1998 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staffer killed in Bujumbura on July 24. Archived Archived
53 Jul 11 1998 Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Unknown Raid Project site -3.11667 29.4 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed in ambush on RN 9 in Bubanza's Gihanga commune July 11. Archived Archived
54 Aug 1998 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 UN national staff killed while fleeing advancing Taliban forces. Discovered Nov 27. Archived Archived
55 Aug 1998 Kosovo 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Individual attack Road 42.56231965 20.9060579 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff killed while delivering INGO parcels. Archived Archived
56 Sep 1998 Kosovo 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 1 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 42.56231965 20.9060579 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC male national staff killed and 3 ICRC (1 international New Zealand, 2 nationals) staff wounded when ICRC car hit landmine. Archived Archived
57 Sep 1998 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff working at an INGO run hospital kidnapped and held for several days. Archived Archived
58 Nov 14 1998 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -12.3830189 16.9423833 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed while guarding warehouse in Kuito on Nov 14. Archived Archived
59 Nov 1998 Angola 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff killed and 1 wounded in convoy ambush. Archived Archived
60 Dec 1998 Angola 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national female staff killed. Archived Archived
61 1998 0 0 0 6 0 0 3 2 0 5 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 6 Unknown Raid Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international and 3 national staff killed, and 2 nationals wounded, sometime during year. Archived Archived
62 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in armed robbery on a team house. Month unknown. Archived Archived
63 Jan 2 1999 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Unknown Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when MONUA chartered plane shot down Jan 2. Archived Archived
64 Jan 1999 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed in ambush in south Mogadishu, Lenin Road. Not clear if the attack aimed at the organization Archived Archived
65 Jan 1999 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 8.6400349 -11.8400269 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in house attack. Archived Archived
66 Jan 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 3 42 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international (Kenyan) staff shot dead in Gede region. Incident possibly stemmed from a labour dispute. Archived Archived
67 Jan 1999 Yemen 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Unknown 16.3471243 47.8915271 Non-state armed group: Subnational Armed tribesmen 4 INGO international (2 British, 2 Dutch) staff kidnapped by armed tribesmen and later released. Archived Archived
68 Feb 18 1999 Sudan 0 0 0 6 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 6 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 9.26 29.8 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international (Swiss) staff and 4 national RC workers kidnapped. Swiss released in March, Sudanese killed April. Archived Archived
69 Mar 1999 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Individual attack Project site -1.03471 41.49756 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO international staff killed in Ras Kambooni, lower Juba, while meeting with elders. Suspected to be carried out by Al-Ittihad militia. Archived Archived
70 Apr 1999 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 State: unknown Not applicable 1 ICRC national staff killed in air raid. Archived Archived
71 Apr 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff kidnapped for ransom and released with ransom unpaid. Archived Archived
72 Apr 14 1999 Angola 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO and NGOs national staff killed in ambush April 14. Archived Archived
73 Apr 1999 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped and later released Archived Archived
74 May 1999 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Raid Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed and 2 wounded when relief barge on Nile in Sudan was attacked. Archived Archived
75 May 15 1999 Chechnya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.4428286 43.4204809 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff kidnapped in Kabardino-Balkaria May 15. Released July 19. Archived Archived
76 Jun 1999 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Non-state armed group: National Interahamwe 1 UN national staff injured when vehicle shot at by the suspected militant Hutu group Interahamwe. Archived Archived
77 Jun 1999 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 10.2950001 43.56610996 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia 2 UN national staff kidnapped by militia in Baki, released after intervention by UN and authorities. Archived Archived
78 Jun 1999 Angola 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site -9.1842148 13.9624111 Non-state armed group: National National Union for the Total Independence of Angola 2 INGO national staff killed and 2 wounded when ambushed by armed men wearing UNITA uniforms during polio eradication campaign in Barraca, Bengo Province. Archived Archived
79 Jun 1999 Angola 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road -7.6117323 15.0563515 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed when 80-truck convoy was ambushed in the north Angolan province of Uije including some aid vehicles June 16. Approximately 60 dead or missing including 54 civilians. Archived Archived
80 Jul 24 1999 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Italian) staff killed in Bujumbura July 24. Archived Archived
81 Aug 4 1999 Sierra Leone 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.6400349 -11.8400269 Non-state armed group: National Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) 2 UN international staff among 33 from UN group kidnapped by AFRC faction Aug 4 and released Aug 11. Archived Archived
82 Aug 1999 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 0.85 123.78333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff found murdered in E. Timor. Archived Archived
83 Aug 11 1999 Liberia 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 6 4 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.28694 -10.08444 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO international (4 British, 1 Norwegian, 1 Italian) staff kidnapped in Kolahun Aug 11. Released unharmed 2 days later. Archived Archived
84 Sep 15 1999 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in road shooting Sept 15-16. Archived Archived
85 Sep 16 1999 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when convoy attacked Sept 16. Archived Archived
86 Sep 14 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 3.325005 42.2205319 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown 1 INGO national staff was killed in attack in Somalia on Sept 14. The victim was among 10 people killed when rival factions fought for the control of the southern town Garbaharey. Archived Archived
87 Oct 1999 Burundi 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded, 2 internationals killed (1 Chilean, 1 Dutch) and others escaped unharmed during ambush of joint UN assessment team. Archived Archived
88 Oct 1999 Chechnya 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Aerial bombardment Ambush Road 43.3976147 45.6985005 State: unknown Not applicable 2 RC national staff killed and 1 wounded in aerial bombardment of humanitarian convoy. Archived Archived
89 Oct 7 1999 Tajikistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staffer killed Oct 7. Archived Archived
90 Oct 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 2.46513 45.19062 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national killed outside hospital in Jowhar. Gunman killed later. Archived Archived
91 Nov 1999 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff security officer killed in his home in Nairobi. Archived Media
92 Nov 10 1999 Colombia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (British) staff kidnapped Nov 10 and released unharmed Nov 14. Archived Archived
93 Nov 1999 Indonesia 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Bodily assault Detention Custody 5.5528455 95.3192908 Unknown Unknown 6 NGO national staff arrested and tortured in Aceh. Archived Archived
94 1999 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded and 1 national wounded sometime during year. Archived Archived
95 Jan 10 2000 Mozambique 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -25.9662133 32.5674498 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Maputo on Jan 10. Archived Archived
96 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot and wounded when returning from a relief distribution. Archived Archived
97 Jan 8 2000 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown 8.927721 29.788925 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff were killed in an ambush by armed rebels in Al Wahdah State on Jan 8. They were on the road travelling from Bentiu to Mayom when the attack occurred. Reportedly, the team was heading to the Mayom to open a health center. Archived Archived
98 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.03711 45.34375 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed during an ambush north of Mogadishu. Archived Archived
99 Jan 28 2000 Somalia 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO national staff killed in attack on aid convoy on Jan 28. Archived Archived
100 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Office/compound 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed in attack on office in Sablale. Archived Archived
101 Jan 2000 Sudan 0 8 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 1 0 0 1 8 0 0 8 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 8 INGO staff (7 national, 1 international) killed in attack on vehicle. Archived Archived
102 Jan 2000 Angola 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Road -14.06667 14.08333 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff killed and 2 wounded in ambush near the town of Quilengues. Archived Archived
103 Feb 2000 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 international staff wounded when vehicle ambushed. Archived Archived
104 Feb 22 2000 Kenya 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI international (Netherlands) staff shot and killed in Nairobi, Feb 22. Archived Archived
105 Mar 4 2000 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.9508511 30.0615075 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Liberian) staff shot and killed by unknown assailant while sitting in their car in Kigali, March 4. Archived Archived
106 Mar 8 2000 Kosovo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 42.6371194 21.1300415 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Pristina March 8. Archived Archived
107 Mar 2000 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush. Archived Archived
108 Apr 4 2000 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -3.4055866 29.1375509 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Uvira, April 4. Archived Archived
109 Apr 2000 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 1.566667 30.25 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff hijacked in Bunia, Ituri by militia and forced to transport weapons. Led to organization's withdrawal from province. Archived Archived
110 Apr 15 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 wounded in ambush in Brava-Merka Roa on April 15. Archived Archived
111 May 2000 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 State: unknown Not applicable 1 UN national staff killed in bombardment Archived Archived
112 May 2000 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when convoy attacked. Archived Archived
113 May 2000 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.5272741 -12.5019545 Unknown Unknown I INGO international (British) staff kidnapped and released six weeks later. Archived Archived
114 May 3 2000 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Mogadishu, May 3. Archived Archived
115 Jun 10 2000 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in Angola, June 10. Archived Archived
116 Jun 2000 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 international agency international (German) staff stabbed to death in car reportedly by deranged man. Archived Archived
117 Jun 2000 Iraq 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 7 1 0 0 1 8 8 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff killed, 1 national killed, and 6 nationals wounded by a gunman in two-hour standoff at UN Baghdad HQ. Archived Archived
118 Jul 2000 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown UN national staff, Dr. Salad Osoble, shot and wounded on road to Mogadishu by bandits. Archived Archived
119 Jul 9 2000 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national and 1 international (Kenyan) wounded along with 3 other health workers (not counted here) in July 9 ambush that killed local health center director (also not counted here). Archived Archived
120 Jul 27 2000 Colombia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French)staff kidnapped, July 27. Archived Archived
121 Jul 26 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Non-state armed group: National Osman Atto Militia 2 INGO international staff kidnapped and held for two months by Osman Atto's militia. Yes Official Report
122 Aug 2000 Afghanistan 8 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.3508273 62.2164003 Unknown Unknown 7 UN-contracted national staff killed and 1 wounded in ambush near Herat. Archived Archived
123 Aug 2000 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 0.5184021 25.2057292 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff found dead in Kisangani; undetermined motivation. Archived Archived
124 Aug 2000 Georgia 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 42.14533005 45.3025268 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international staff (Italian, French) and 1 national staff kidnapped in Pankisi. All released unharmed. Archived Archived
125 Aug 27 2000 Indonesia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.14717685 96.13821685 Police or paramilitary Mobile Brigade Corps (Brimod) 3 INGO national staff working in South Aceh were hospitalised after being tortured by Brimob officers, Aug 27. Archived Archived
126 Sep 6 2000 Indonesia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 Unknown Mob violence Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 UN internationals killed by mob in W. Timor. Yes Official Report
127 Sep 2000 Guinea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 10.7226226 -10.7083587 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Togolese) staff killed and 1 international staff (Ivorian) kidnapped. Archived Archived
128 Sep 2000 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 3.449 97.1275 Police or paramilitary Mobile Brigade Corps (Brimod) 1 NGO national staff beaten/tortured when detained by members of Brimob in Meukek Sub-district. Archived Archived
129 Nov 2000 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed. Archived Archived
130 Dec 2000 Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 10.7226226 -10.7083587 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff kidnapped and released Jan 22, 2001. Archived Archived
131 Dec 2000 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 State: unknown Not applicable 1 ICRC national staff killed in aerial bombing. Archived Archived
132 Dec 20 2000 Sudan 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 2 national staff, one from an INGO and one from a national NGO, killed in ambush on Dec 20. Archived Archived
133 Dec 2000 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (British) staff killed in bus attack. Archived Archived
134 Dec 9 2000 Indonesia 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Detention Custody -6.21195 106.845056 Police or paramilitary Indonesian National Police 3 NGO national staff executed by police Dec 9. Archived Archived
135 Dec 2000 Guinea 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 10.7226226 -10.7083587 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed (along with wife); bodies found in organization's guest house. Archived Archived
136 2000 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international and 3 national staff wounded. Archived Archived
137 Jan 9 2001 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped, Jan 9 and released Feb 4. 1 INGO international staff of another organization wounded when the kidnappers fired on convoy. Archived Archived
138 Mar 27 2001 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.78156 12.63389 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed by gunmen in ambush and stole victim's vehicle in Kimpese, March 27. Archived Archived
139 Mar 2001 Somalia 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 9 10 0 0 10 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 7 UN (6 international, 1 national) staff and 3 INGO international staff held hostage when gunmen stormed and ransacked the INGO's compound in Mogadishu, March 27. Five of the internationals were released within a few days. 2 more international staff (2 UN agencies) were released a few days later. Archived Archived
140 Mar 8 2001 Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.5844444 29.4917691 Non-state armed group: National Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLA/AW) Two INGO international (Kenyan) and 2 national staff kidnapped when armed rebels attacked village, March 8. The perpetrators were reportedly from the Sudan Liberation Movement, although this was not confirmed. Archived Archived
141 Apr 3 2001 Burundi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff wounded when UN vehicles attacked, April 3. Archived Archived
142 Apr 26 2001 DR Congo 0 0 0 6 0 0 4 0 0 4 2 0 0 2 6 4 2 0 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5625 30.2484167 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international (Swiss, Colombian) and 4 national staff ambushed and killed near Bunia. Yes Official Report
143 Apr 2001 Kosovo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 42.56231965 20.9060579 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed, 1 wounded when hit by cluster bomb. Archived Archived
144 Apr 18 2001 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded after being shot in a car and later died. Archived Archived
145 May 8 2001 Madagascar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -18.9249604 46.4416422 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed, May 8 Archived Archived
146 May 2001 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Danish) staff killed when plane downed by projectile fired from unknown origin. Yes Focal Point
147 May 2001 Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 3.8689867 11.5213344 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC international (French) staff killed after being attacked and stabbed in the chest on her way to a pharmacy to get medicine for her baby. Archived Archived
148 May 11 2001 Burundi 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Project site -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO national staff kidnapped when operating mobile clinic, May 11, later released unharmed. Archived Archived
149 Jun 2001 Burundi 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed, 3 kidnapped. Archived Archived
150 Jun 2001 Tajikistan 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 0 0 6 6 15 0 0 15 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 6 INGO international staff (4 Germans, 1 US, 1 Russian) and 9 national staff held hostage by militants and later released. Archived Archived
151 Jul 5 2001 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -12.7765392 15.7320468 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in convoy ambush near Huambo, July 5. Archived Archived
152 Jul 5 2001 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 4.361697 18.555978 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (French) staff killed in C.A.R., July 5. Archived Archived
153 Jul 2001 Fiji 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home -18.1239696 179.0122737 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC worker killed at home. Archived Archived
154 Jul 2001 Angola 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -11.8775768 17.5691241 Host state Provincial Organization of Volunteers of Civil Defence of Angola (OPVDCA) 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded on his home compound when visiting latrine. Civil Defence responsible and arrested. Archived Archived
155 Jul 14 2001 Somalia 8 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Shooting Ambush Road 2.03711 45.34375 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia 2 UN national staff wounded and 6 killed when UN relief convoy ambushed by militiamen loyal to warlord Osman Atto near Mogadishu, July 14. Archived Archived
156 Aug 2001 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -3.16667 28.25 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia 1 INGO international (French) staff and 2 nationals kidnapped by Mai-Mai groups on the Ruzizi Plain in eastern DRC in late August, and held for almost one week, prompting the INGO to temporarily suspend their operations in the Eastern DRC (OFDA rpt). Archived Archived
157 Sep 2001 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush. Archived Archived
158 Sep 2001 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped on his way to work. Archived Archived
159 Sep 2001 Angola 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff wounded by landmine while fixing hand pump. Resulted in amputation. Archived Archived
160 Oct 3 2001 Indonesia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 5.2022128 96.7023788 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC national staff killed with signs of torture in Aceh. Archived Archived
161 Nov 2001 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Ivoirian) staff killed. Archived Archived
162 Dec 2001 Afghanistan 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 Shooting Ambush Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff beaten/wounded; 1 UN (different agency) national staff shot dead, and 1 NGO national staff wounded (broken arm). Archived Archived
163 Dec 2001 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. Archived Archived
164 Dec 2001 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.45993 72.50237 Aid recipient Not applicable 1 INGO national staff stoned and beaten in dispute over filling a water bladder at Rhogani Camp. Archived Archived
165 2001 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international staff wounded, 2 national staff wounded sometime during year. Archived Archived
166 Jan 2002 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 36.26468 68.01551 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff beaten in ambush in Aibak. Archived Archived
167 Jan 25 2002 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road -2.91667 25.91667 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped when vehicle ambushed on Kindu-Kalima road on Jan 25- later released. Archived Archived
168 Feb 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Staff member Not applicable 1 UN national staff kidnapped and held for 6 days in suspected contractual dispute. Archived Archived
169 Feb 2002 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded in ambush. Archived Archived
170 Feb 2002 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 36.7 67.116667 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and wounded after four armed men raided his house in Mazar-e Sharif. Archived Archived
171 Feb 23 2002 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 1.79767 44.90755 Staff member Not applicable One INGO international (Swiss) shot and killed in residence in Merca, Feb 23. Related to employment dispute. Archived Archived
172 Feb 2002 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff ambushed and killed. Archived Archived
173 Feb 2002 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 State: unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staffer killed by aerial bomb. Archived Archived
174 Mar 7 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.31037 35.02863 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Tulkarem, West Bank, March 7. Archived Archived
175 Mar 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC national staff killed and 4 wounded by Israeli army. Archived Archived
176 Apr 2002 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot dead in his house. Archived Archived
177 Apr 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff kidnapped for ransom in Mogadishu and held for 27 days. Archived Archived
178 Apr 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 2.11667 45.4 Non-state armed group: Subnational Muse Sudi & Omar Finish militia groups 1 UN national staff killed in fighting between Muse Sudi and Omar Finish militia groups in Medina. Archived Archived
179 Apr 8 2002 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Baghdad, April 8. Archived Archived
180 Apr 2002 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 3.73500005 42.59630291 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan Two INGO national staff were killed in compound in Luuq, apparently related to a clan dispute. Archived Archived
181 Jul 2002 South Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 4 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 7.2653861 30.05489 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 2 internationals and 1 national kidnapped in South. Archived Archived
182 Jul 2002 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff seriously injured when vehicle hit by roadside IED. Archived Archived
183 Jul 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in July and released Jan 7, 2003. Archived Archived
184 Aug 2002 South Africa 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -28.8166236 24.991639 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in armed robbery. Archived Archived
185 Aug 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.0574916 47.1332224 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Dagestan, eventually released on ransom from Dutch govt. Archived Archived
186 Aug 2002 Uganda 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Project site 1.5333554 32.2166578 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 5 INGO national staff kidnapped after LRA raids refugee camp, later released. Archived Archived
187 Aug 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.03711 45.34375 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff kidnapped en route to work in Mogadishu, held for 6 days. Archived Archived
188 Aug 2002 Angola 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unaffiliated Not applicable 2 INGO national staff beaten by mob after their car hit and killed a child. Archived Archived
189 Sep 2002 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in attack on UN convoy. Archived Archived
190 Sep 2002 Colombia 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 4 NGO national staff murdered. Archived Archived
191 Sep 2002 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. Archived Archived
192 Sep 2002 Burundi 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff found murdered. Archived Archived
193 Sep 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 31.649741 35.162072 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff received minor wounds when settlers shot at a team repairing a deliberately vandalized water source. Archived Archived
195 Oct 21 2002 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) 1 INGO staff member held and beaten by SPLA, Oct 21. Archived Archived
196 Oct 2002 Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 31.1667049 36.941628 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 1 donor agency international (US) staff shot and killed entering their car to drive to work. On Dec. 14, the Government of Jordan arrested two men who confessed to the killing and to be members of the al Qaeda terrorist cell. Archived Archived
197 Nov 2002 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff beaten. Archived Archived
198 Nov 22 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 32.0254688 35.2888075 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN international staff shot and killed at the Jenin refugee camp by Israeli army gunfire, Nov 22. Archived Archived
199 Nov 13 2002 Chechnya 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 2 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international staff and 2 ICRC national kidnapped Nov 13, released Nov 17. Archived Archived
200 Nov 2002 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead on community visit. Archived Archived
201 Nov 2002 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.1667049 36.941628 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (US) staff missionary aiding Palestinian refugees shot and killed. Archived Archived
202 Nov 30 2002 Angola 0 12 0 0 0 0 7 5 0 12 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 12 Landmine Ambush Road -15.8 20.25 Unknown Unknown Seven INGO national staff were killed and five wounded when their car hit a landmine near the southeastern Angolan city of Mavinga. Archived Media
203 Nov 2002 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 9.52749 45.537472 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff injured during armed robbery of compound in Burao. Archived Archived
204 Nov 24 2002 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff killed in Chaharbolak district of Balkh, reported Nov 24, no other details. Archived Archived
205 Nov 19 2002 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped Nov 19, released a day later. Archived Archived
206 Nov 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 60 100 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Nazran and held for 9 days. Ransomed by family. Archived Archived
207 Dec 6 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 UN national staff in Bureij Camp, Gaza Strip by IDF operations . Archived Archived
208 Dec 4 2002 Congo 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.1121517 13.51292867 Non-state armed group: Subnational Ninja militia 1 ICRC international staff and 1 national staff kidnapped by members of Ninja group in the Bouenza region on Dec 4 and released Dec 29. Archived Archived
209 Dec 2002 Yemen 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 Unknown Unknown Unknown 16.3471243 47.8915271 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (US) staff killed in Yemen. Archived Archived
210 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 State: unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded from passing helicopter at a crossroad. Archived Archived
211 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by gunfire from passing military convoy. Archived Archived
212 2002 Burundi 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -3.4284953 29.9249718 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot and killed during a break-in at ICRC office in Gitega. Archived Archived
213 Jan 2003 DR Congo 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Shooting Ambush Road -3.2850762 28.18012996 Unknown Unknown 5 RC national staff wounded when car was fired upon near Uvira. Archived Archived
214 Jan 2003 Kashmir 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.3752779 73.4730602 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. Archived Archived
215 Feb 2003 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Project site 31.41667 34.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in Younis Refugee Camp. Archived Archived
216 Feb 11 2003 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO 1nternational staff killed, Feb 11. Archived Archived
217 Feb 2003 Chechnya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped, fate unknown (presumed killed). Archived Archived
218 Feb 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded by glass when vehicle stopped, driver robbed, and gunmen fired at car while driving off. Archived Archived
219 Mar 2003 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.358216 42.545087 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in ambush in Kismayo. Archived Archived
220 Mar 10 2003 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff beaten with rifle butt and kicked when the agency's and an INGO's vehicles ambushed in Darfur, March 10. Archived Archived
221 Mar 27 2003 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Swiss and El Salvador) staff shot and killed in ambush north of Kandahar City, March 27. Archived Archived
222 Mar 2003 Cote D'Ivoire 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Unknown Unknown 7.9897371 -5.5679458 Unknown Unknown 5 RC national staff killed. Archived Archived
223 Mar 9 2003 Liberia 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff and 1 international killed on road, March 9. Archived Archived
224 Mar 13 2003 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 1.66607 27.00836 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff member kidnapped in Badiya, Ituri, along with 3 civilians on March 13 and released 4 days later. Archived Archived
225 Apr 8 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff killed during crossfire in Baghdad on April 8. Archived Archived
226 Apr 2003 Iraq 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 2 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Malaysian) staff wounded and 1 national killed in ambush. Archived Archived
227 Apr 2003 Liberia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international and 1 national staff abducted and released, one on the first day and one after several days. Archived Archived
228 Apr 20 2003 South Africa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -25.74486 28.18783 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when vehicle carjacked in Pretoria, 20 April. Victim escaped under fire. Archived Archived
229 May 11 2003 DR Congo 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed May 11. Archived Archived
230 May 2003 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 7.2653861 30.05489 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by rocket grenade aimed at car. Archived Archived
231 May 3 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.3707276 68.3288601 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in Wardak, May 3. Yes Focal Point
232 May 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot in leg when the office/house attacked in dispute over the compound. Archived Archived
233 May 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when armed group ambushed and fired on the vehicle carrying the victim and others which was reportedly returning from a peace mission to reconcile the cattle rustling pastoralist comm Archived Archived
234 Jun 6 2003 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot, June 6. Archived Archived
235 Jun 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed. Archived Archived
236 Jul 15 2003 Iraq 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed and 1 national staff member wounded when convoy attacked, July 15. Archived Archived
237 Jul 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in ambush. Archived Archived
238 Jul 2003 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.1347916 29.8046322 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped in Makamb, later released. Archived Archived
239 Jul 2003 Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.1347916 29.8046322 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff kidnapped in Makamba and later released. Archived Archived
240 Jul 2003 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Unknown Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by mortar fire. Archived Archived
241 Jul 22 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in Farah, Afghanistan, July 22. Archived Archived
242 Jul 2003 Senegal 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.6930042 -17.447026 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff physically assaulted in robbery by men with machetes outside restaurant in Dakar. Archived Archived
243 Jul 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead in home by unknown assailants dressed in civilian clothes. Interviewees made reference to reports that three men had called for victim's brother at their home and victim went out to speak to them. Yes Focal Point
244 Aug 19 2003 Iraq 19 1 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 11 0 0 11 20 13 7 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 19 UN (11 internationals, 8 nationals) staff killed and 1 NGO staff killed in Canal Hotel bombing. Archived Archived
245 Aug 27 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 36.22675 44.76106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded by small arms fire in Erbil, Aug 27. Archived Archived
246 Aug 2003 Chechnya 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Home 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff abducted from their home, has never been found (presumed killed). Archived Archived
247 Aug 13 2003 Afghanistan 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Unknown Ambush Unknown 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed, 4 national staff wounded when ambushed in Ghazni, Aug 13. Archived Archived
248 Aug 2003 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded in vehicle ambush. Archived Archived
249 Aug 10 2003 Eritrea 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 15.9500319 37.9999668 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed and 1 national wounded in ambush when assailants opened fire on the vehicle near Adobha, Aug 10. Archived Archived
250 Aug 7 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush in Helmand, Aug 7. Archived Archived
251 Aug 7 2003 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown -3.2850762 28.18012996 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in South Kivu, Aug 7. Archived Archived
252 Sep 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Unknown Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff killed by suicide bomber. Archived Archived
253 Sep 21 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 36.335 43.11889 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in convoy attacked Sept 21 (non-UN vehicles with UN shipment) on road between Erbil and Mosul. Archived Archived
254 Sep 8 2003 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Unknown 33.5448968 68.4132108 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded when ambushed in Moqor district of Ghazni province on September 8th. The Taliban reportedly orchestrated the attack. Archived Archived
255 Sep 2003 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (British) staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in ambush in Mosul. Archived Archived
256 Sep 2003 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff ambushed and shot dead in Helmand, Sept 24. Archived Archived
257 Sep 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Kenyan) staff shot and killed while driving in revenge attack stemming from cattle rustling. Archived Archived
258 Sep 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff robbed and beaten by armed group at home. Archived Archived
259 Oct 27 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 ICRC national staff killed when ICRC office bombed in Baghdad (10 civilians also killed but not counted here). Archived Archived
260 Oct 2003 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff shot dead in their home. Archived Archived
261 Oct 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff killed when shot at workplace. Archived Archived
262 Oct 28 2003 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured by explosive in office, Oct 28. Victim's son also injured. Archived Archived
263 Oct 2003 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Non-state armed group: National Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) 1 INGO national staff robbed and assaulted by passing LURD patrol. Archived Archived
264 Oct 3 2003 Sudan 0 10 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Landmine Ambush Road 12 30.75 Unknown Unknown 8 INGO national staff killed, 2 national staff wounded when their vehicle hit a mine on the road from Kauda to Karkar, Oct 3. Archived Archived
265 Nov 2003 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded and 1 international staff shot and killed in car in Ghazni. Archived Archived
266 Nov 7 2003 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff shot and killed in his home, Nov 7. Archived Archived
267 Nov 4 2003 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff injured by landmine en route to airport in Baghdad, Nov 4. Archived Archived
268 Nov 9 2003 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.1125 47.71773 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff wounded when vehicle fired on between Basra and Safwan, Nov 9. Archived Archived
269 Nov 2003 Iraq 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 30.9986864 45.9982036 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 10 NGO national staff injured by glass when NGO office in Nassriyah damaged in explosion aimed at Italian base. Archived Archived
270 Nov 20 2003 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 12.7503486 122.7312101 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff wounded when caught in cross fire between police and robbery suspects, Nov 20. Husband also wounded. Archived Archived
271 Dec 18 2003 Angola 0 7 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Landmine Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded by landmine, Dec 18. Archived Archived
272 Dec 27 2003 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 0.44701 42.69699 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff kidnapped and escaped when they were caught up in armed attack/robbery of Somali organization AFREC in Marere, Dec 27. Archived Archived
273 Dec 4 2003 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded when shot three times at their residence, Dec 4. Archived Archived
274 2003 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 RC national staff wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza. Archived Archived
275 2003 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded. Archived Archived
276 Jan 2004 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0 42 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff abducted North of Kismayo on the way to Jamaame in Lower Juba Region; released after 9 days. Archived Archived
277 Jan 2004 Iraq 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 30.4952367 47.8090981 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff wounded when vehicle hit by roadside bomb in Basra. Archived Archived
278 Jan 2004 Kenya 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded and local NGO national staff wounded in vehicle carjacking and robbery. Archived Archived
279 Feb 14 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 4 NGO national staff killed in Farah ambush, Feb 14. Archived Archived
280 Feb 25 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff killed in ambush northeast of Kabul, Feb 25. Archived Archived
281 Feb 2004 Colombia 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff shot and killed. Archived Archived
282 Feb 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff shot and wounded outside Baghdad compound after speaking to a man for an hour. Archived Archived
283 Feb 9 2004 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.1125 47.71773 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and wounded when vehicle ambushed in attempted hijacking between Basrah and Safwan, Feb 9. Archived Archived
284 Mar 7 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One Red Crescent national staff member was shot dead in an ambush approximately 3 kilometers from Qalat, March 7. The Taliban has been suspected in this incident. Archived Archived
286 Mar 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 32.597902 44.016482 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in bombing in Karbala office. Archived Archived
288 Mar 21 2004 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 0 1 2 Shooting Ambush Road 9.560335 44.069722 Non-state armed group: National Al-Ittihad al-Islami Two INGO (1 Kenyan national, 1 national) staff killed and 1 international (German) staff wounded in ambush in Somaliland at a roadblock outside the capital Hargeisa. Reportedly, members of Al-Ittihad al-Islami opened fire on the team. Archived Archived
289 Apr 10 2004 Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 RC national staff assassinated in Mosul, April 10 (wife also killed). Archived Archived
290 Apr 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed in armed raid on office. Archived Archived
291 Apr 8 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff kidnapped and 1 INGO international (Israeli) staff , later released. Archived Archived
292 Apr 8 2004 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.42056 43.30778 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Japanese) staff kidnapped on road near Ramadi by Saraya al Mujahideen, April 8. Archived Archived
293 Apr 14 2004 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.35581 43.78612 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff kidnapped near Fallujah on April 14; released next day. Archived Archived
294 Apr 2004 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff seriously wounded when vehicle ambushed by clan militia near Belet-Hawa. Appeared to be revenge for theft by a rival clan. Archived Archived
295 Apr 2004 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 0.07222 42.75056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff member kidnapped by Marehan from Kismayo in Jamaame. The staff member was taken to Kismayo. Motive appeared to be contractual. Archived Archived
296 May 18 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.7581256 66.8980826 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff murdered in Balkh, May 18. Yes Focal Point
297 May 23 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 36 67.666667 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed, 1 national staff injured when vehicle hit landmine in Samangan, May 23. Archived Archived
298 May 2004 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 Rape/sexual assault Raid Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded (1 raped, 1 shot) in armed attack by unidentified soldiers. Archived Archived
299 May 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 31.05799 46.25726 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when vehicle fired upon while on road to Nasiriyah. Archived Archived
300 Jun 2004 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 3.116667 43.65 Staff member Contractor One UN national staff abducted outside mosque in Baidoa, released next day. The motive appeared to be a project-related dispute involving a disgruntled contractor. Archived Archived
301 Jun 22 2004 Chechnya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 43.25 45.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Nazran, June 22. Archived Archived
302 Jun 2 2004 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Road 35 63.75 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international and 2 national staff killed when vehicle ambushed in Badghis, June 2. The organization said it was suspending all activity across the country. Archived Archived
303 Jun 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff injured by bomb outside gate. Archived Archived
304 Jun 24 2004 Iraq 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed, 1 national staff wounded in NGO office attack, June 24. Archived Archived
305 Jun 18 2004 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody -4.4269024 26.6661699 Police or paramilitary Congolese National Police 1 INGO national staff detained and severely beaten by a police commander in Kasongo, June 18. Archived Archived
306 Jun 2004 Nigeria 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.6000359 7.9999721 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff suffered minor injuries when they were ambushed, robbed and carjacked (in trunk) then abandoned. Archived Archived
307 Jun 19 2004 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.75 32.9 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 2 INGO national staff killed when food convoy to South Sudan ambushed by LRA about 15 km north of Kitgum town, June 19. Archived Archived
308 Jun 16 2004 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.30349 70.89848 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff seriously injured when five unidentified armed men opened fire on their vehicle near Maryan, June 16. Archived Archived
309 Jun 2004 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 42.9920711 44.2636348 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Ossetiaand and held for 6 months. Archived Archived
310 Jul 30 2004 Iraq 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Detention Custody 32.0010227 44.3299926 Non-state armed group: National Jaysh al-Mahdi 4 NGO national staff tortured and killed by army of Al Mahdi in Najaf, July 30. Archived Archived
311 Jul 2004 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff stabbed and wounded in robbery, later received death threats from perpetrator. Archived Archived
312 Aug 2004 Sudan 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff and 5 national RC staff kidnapped. Archived Archived
313 Aug 26 2004 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.0010227 44.3299926 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Najaf, Aug 26. Yes Official Report
314 Aug 30 2004 Iraq 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Road 31.9892 44.3291 Unknown Unknown 4 RC national staff wounded when convoy attacked on road from Baghdad to Najaf, Aug 30. Archived Archived
315 Aug 2004 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed in Paktia. Archived Archived
316 Aug 12 2004 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in attack on IDPs in Kalma camp, Aug 12. Victim killed was alleged by the IDPs to be a major leader of Janjaweed. Archived Archived
317 Aug 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded. Archived Archived
318 Sep 7 2004 Iraq 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 1 3 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown Two INGO international (Italian) staff and two national staff were kidnapped from their office. All four were released three weeks later, on 28 September 2004. Archived Media
320 Sep 2004 Afghanistan 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unaffiliated Not applicable 10 INGO national staff (of two different organizations) beaten and stoned by mob after false rumors spread regarding their activities. Archived Archived
321 Sep 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Mosul cafe. Archived Archived
322 Sep 14 2004 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded when victim happened upon an armed robbery of a bus, Sept 14. Archived Archived
323 Oct 2004 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded when hit in shootout. Archived Archived
324 Oct 3 2004 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Goma, Oct 3. Yes Official Report
325 Oct 10 2004 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in explosion. Yes Official Report
326 Oct 2004 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff, 1 national staff killed and 1 national staff injured by landmine between Muzbat and Um Baru in Darfur. Archived Archived
327 Oct 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Iraq and later killed. Archived Archived
328 Nov 2004 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9897371 -5.5679458 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff killed along with nine French soldiers in an attack by Cote D Archived Archived
329 Nov 2004 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff killed by rocket propelled grenade attack on compound, Nov 28. Archived Archived
330 Nov 2004 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 1.55941 30.25224 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and wounded when four colleagues attacked by unidentified gunmen south of Bunia, Nov 15. Archived Archived
331 Nov 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot in foot during fighting in Kalma camp, Nov 14. Yes Focal Point
332 Nov 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff detained and beaten by police, who took away his INGO ID and materials. Yes Focal Point
333 Dec 2004 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff stabbed to death. Yes Official Report
334 Dec 5 2004 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff killed in Kabul, Dec 5. Archived Archived
335 Dec 12 2004 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed during an attack on a convoy of humanitarian vehicles in South Darfur, Dec 12. Archived Archived
336 Dec 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in attack on Labado center. Yes Archived
337 Dec 16 2004 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16 30 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped at gunpoint in rebel-held Labado, South Darfur, Dec 16. Archived Archived
338 Dec 18 2004 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush by bandits in North Korea, Dec 18. Archived Archived
339 Dec 2004 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.236667 33.093056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded in Kitgum national bar. Archived Archived
340 Dec 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when police fired on a wedding celebration in the camp. Archived Archived
341 2004 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -1.6665893 29.2256875 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international shot and wounded when attacked at home in Goma. Archived Archived
342 Jan 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN contracted driver killed in convoy ambush. Archived Archived
343 Jan 2005 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
344 Jan 10 2005 Zimbabwe 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -17.8317726 31.0456859 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Anglo-Swiss) staff stabbed in roadside assault in Harare, Jan 10. Archived Archived
345 Jan 6 2005 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 staff contracted by the UN was killed when unidentified gunman attacked an empty, 6-vehicle convoy contracted by UN returning from Mornei to Geneina in West Darfur, Jan 6. Archived Archived
346 Jan 13 2005 Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped, Jan 13; later found dead. Archived Archived
347 Jan 2005 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff attacked in home by 3 armed men. This appears to be an assassination attempt. Previous similar attacks have been attributed to extremist groups. Archived Archived
348 Jan 2005 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff tied up and wounded in armed robbery of INGO office/house by armed gang. Archived Archived
349 Jan 21 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when a large group of armed tribesman attacked Seleia in West Darfur, Jan 21. A violent confrontation ensued in which civilians were killed, including the guard. Archived Archived
350 Feb 23 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff murdered in Helmand, Feb 23. Yes Focal Point
351 Feb 2005 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Public location 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff died at bus station when car bomb exploded. Archived Archived
352 Mar 2005 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.28421 49.18158 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff wounded when they were attacked in Bossaso town, Bari region, by some anti-vaccination individuals. Archived Archived
353 Mar 8 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed in attack in Farah, March 8. Yes Focal Point
354 Mar 10 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff beaten when vehicle ambushed and robbed, March 10. Archived Archived
355 Mar 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI international staff seconded to Afghan govt ambushed and killed in Kabul. Archived Archived
356 Mar 22 2005 Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff shot and seriously wounded when convoy attacked in South Darfur, May 22. First such incident for this organization's personnel. Archived Archived
357 Apr 2005 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO staffers - international director and national director - both killed by suicide car bomber apparently targeting US military convoy. Archived Archived
358 Apr 14 2005 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff seriously assaulted and injured during NFI distribution in Krenik, West Darfur, April 14. Possibly linked to the agency Archived Archived
359 Apr 15 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Golo, in the Jebel Marra region of West Darfur, April 15. Likely a personal issue, unrelated to work of INGO. Archived Archived
360 Apr 18 2005 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 Shooting Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staffer killed, 1 international staff and 1 national staff wounded in armed attack, April 18. Archived Archived
361 Apr 2005 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Project site 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff received minor wounds when unidentified assailant threw grenade into the organisation's hospital. Archived Archived
362 Apr 13 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 35.75 69 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Baghlan, April 13. Yes Official Report
363 Apr 2005 Chechnya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff arrested and presumed killed during an FSB raid on the building victim was in. Several FSB officers were killed during the raid. It was then claimed that victim resisted arrest. Archived Archived
364 May 10 2005 Chad 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 15 19 Unknown Unknown 5 UN national staff and 2 NGO national staff injured when they were beaten with sticks during protest at refugee camp, May 10. Archived Archived
365 May 12 2005 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 locally contracted truck driver for the UN was ambushed and shot dead in South Darfur, May 12. Archived Archived
367 May 2005 Nepal 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 28 84 Non-state armed group: National Maoist rebel group (name unknown) 1 UN national staff and 1 NGO national staff beaten by Maoist rebels. Yes Focal Point
368 May 1 2005 Sudan 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.45099 36.39998 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed, 1 national staff wounded and 1 national staff kidnapped when their vehicle was attacked near the eastern town of Kassala, May 1. Archived Archived
369 May 2005 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 35.75 69 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by hanging in an incident involving three Afghan women who were found hanged in Baghlan as warning to female aid workers (one of the others was a national civil servant; one was unidentified). Archived Archived
370 May 2005 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff kidnapped in Kabul, later released. Archived Archived
371 May 2005 Malawi 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Mob violence Office/compound -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 INGO national staff injured when protestors, angry over US deportation of terror suspects stormed compound. Archived Archived
372 Jun 2005 Haiti 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 1 RC national staff found shot and killed after being kidnapped. Archived Archived
373 Jun 1 2005 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 31.39686 67.08582 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 2 1NGO national staff killed and 5 national staff injured from the by insurgent bomb attack on bridge on the Kandahar-Herat highway, June 1. Archived Archived
374 Jun 4 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.627761 65.901625 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Uruzgan, June 4. Yes Official Report
375 Jun 7 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and killed by unknown assailants in Ghazni, June 7. According to report, killing was to set an example and deter others from working with NGOs. Yes Focal Point
376 Jun 2005 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded in ambush by LRA. Archived Archived
377 Jun 14 2005 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff kidnapped with vehicle, June 1; released the next day. Archived Archived
378 Jun 2005 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -3.3596317 135.5049831 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff beaten and attempted stabbing in Nabire, likely stemming from dissatisfaction with INGO project. Archived Archived
379 Jun 23 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff shot and wounded by group who invaded victim's house, June 23. Motive was ethnic rivalry (victim's wife is an Arab). Archived Archived
380 Jun 2005 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.13410995 29.05000311 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff and 1 national staff kidnapped in Ituri; released 10 days later. Archived Archived
381 Jul 2005 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -6.21195 106.845056 Host state Indonesian National Armed Forces 1 INGO national staff stopped and beaten by TNI - angry victim had not delivered to army camp. Archived Archived
382 Jul 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted during armed robbery at victim's house. Archived Archived
383 Jul 2005 Sudan 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 15 Unknown Mob violence Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Aid recipient Unknown 15 INGO national staff injured during camp riots targeting intl organizations participating in the first day of the WFP food registration program. Archived Archived
384 Jul 2005 Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO nationals staff abducted in Zam Zam camp in North Darfur, July 11; later released, July 15. Archived Archived
385 Jul 23 2005 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 13.56907 33.56718 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staffkilled when two trucks of an were ambushed and looted 10 km north of Sania Fandu, July 23. Archived Archived
386 Jul 15 2005 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed, July 15. Yes Official Report
387 Jul 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff kidnapped in July 2005; found dead on Dec 4. They were working on a health project. Archived Archived
388 Aug 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Mob violence Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unaffiliated Youths 1 UN national staff killed by local gang allegedly of youths from the Gambol Secondary School. The incident caused the relocation of both national and international staff of UN agency from Garowe to Gardo. Yes Focal Point
389 Aug 2005 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in attack by armed group. Archived Archived
390 Sep 9 2005 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff severely assaulted when two commercial trucks contracted by the UN were ambushed and looted at Amar Gadeed village, north of Manawashi, Sept 9. Yes Focal Point
391 Sep 2005 Sudan 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 2 0 2 17 0 0 17 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 15 INGO national staff and 2 international staff when convoy of seven vehicles stopped when travelling from Beida to Geneina in West Darfur. Archived Archived
392 Sep 2005 Sudan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff hijacked and kidnapped by armed men. Archived Archived
393 Sep 2005 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 34.9897121 68.8733495 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded and 1 national staff killed when ambushed on motorbike in Parwan. Archived Archived
394 Oct 3 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot dead outside residence in by masked men, Oct 3. Unknown motive. Archived Archived
396 Oct 2005 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot in his left hand and 80 bags of sugar was looted when truck travelling from El Obein to Nyala was attacked by 15 armed men on camel, Oct 19. Archived Archived
397 Oct 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 8 0 0 0 5 3 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Shooting Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 5 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff wounded when shot by Taliban insurgents while driving towards Kandahar. Archived Archived
398 Oct 20 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff wounded in Faryab by suspected Taliban guerrillas, Oct 20. Archived Archived
399 Oct 25 2005 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 2 INGO national staff wounded in ambush by LRA rebels, Oct 25. Archived Archived
400 Oct 26 2005 Uganda 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 2 INGO national staff killed, 2 national staff wounded (victims from two INGOs) in ambushes by LRA rebels, Oct 26. Archived Archived
401 Oct 26 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted and wounded by military men outside victim's residence, Oct 26. Archived Archived
402 Oct 28 2005 Sudan 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff and 6 INGO national staff beaten when convoy ambushed in Darfur, Oct 28. Archived Archived
403 Oct 31 2005 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international (Iraqi) staff and 1 national staff killed from demining group in another LRA ambush, Oct 31. Archived Archived
404 Oct 2005 Guyana 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 5 -59 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted during armed robbery on home by armed group. Archived Archived
405 Nov 16 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road 9.52749 45.537472 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when vehicle hit landmine southwest of Burao, Nov 16. Archived Archived
406 Nov 2005 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 7.2653861 30.05489 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 1 INGO international (British) staff and 1 national staff killed when ambushed by LRA. Archived Archived
407 Nov 2005 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff and 1 national staff kidnapped Archived Archived
408 Dec 1 2005 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff (Somali) killed from head injuries (unspecified malicious act) in Kenya, Dec 1. Yes Official Report
409 Dec 2005 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff held hostage in protest of demobilized soldiers not being paid. Archived Archived
410 Dec 2005 Madagascar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown -18.9100122 47.5255809 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by stab wounds in Antananarivo. Archived Archived
411 Dec 11 2005 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN nationals staff struck by a bullet and later died when five UN trucks attacked between Solong and Golo in South Darfur after having already delivered food, Dec 11. Archived Archived
412 Dec 19 2005 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.75 30 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 UN national staff injured during a clash between two families in Rumbek in Southern Sudan, Dec 19. Archived Archived
413 Dec 2005 DR Congo 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road -2.9814344 23.8222636 Police or paramilitary Congolese National Police 2 ICRC national staff beat up when vehicle ambushed by military police who also stole vehicle. Archived Archived
414 Dec 5 2005 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped, Dec 5; later released. Archived Archived
415 Dec 2005 Colombia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Non-state armed group: National Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia 2 INGO national staff detained and held by FARC overnight. Archived Archived
416 Jan 2006 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed during robbery by military in Goma. Archived Archived
417 Jan 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.59382 64.37161 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Lashkargah, Helmand. 1 or 2 shot at mosque. Archived Archived
418 Jan 2006 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.8411802 29.3884586 Host state Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) 3 INGO national staff kidnapped: vehicles hijacked with their drivers for 7 days (1 for 7 days, 2 for 3 days) in Rutshuru. By FARDC to transport troops & materials. Archived Archived
419 Jan 16 2006 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 14.8181883 -91.16233009 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO international staff member attacked and sexually assaulted in Solola while walking home, Jan 16. Archived Archived
420 Feb 2006 Colombia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.4417924 -73.0492505 Non-state armed group: National National Liberation Army 2 INGO international (1 British, 1 Dutch) staff kidnapped by ELN in the Norte de Santander, with demands that the govt turn over the body of leader Wildemar Castro. Treated well and released unharmed. Archived Archived
421 Mar 1 2006 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 0.51486 42.073009 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (US) staff abducted in Afmadow, 260 miles southwest of Mogadishu, Wed March 1; released next day. Archived Archived
422 Mar 15 2006 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 4.75 31 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff and 1 national staff guard shot and killed and 1 national staff guard wounded in attack on agency's compound in Yei, southern Sudan, March 15. No info on motives, but agency was preparing repatriation of Sudanese to that area. The international staff died on March 28 after having been airlifted to Nairobi. Archived Archived
423 Mar 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 31.3457612 34.3025277 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Swiss) staff was abducted by unknown armed men at the ICRC office in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip. Archived Archived
424 Mar 19 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Ambush Road 9.53342 31.66048 Police or paramilitary Shilluk King police Three INGO national staff were injured when their vehicle was fired upon by police officers described as belonging to the Shilluk King police (an org not known to UN Police), north of Malakal, southern Sudan, March 19. Two other INGO staff in the same vehicle were unharmed. Yes Focal Point
425 Mar 19 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5 31 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) One INGO national staff was abducted during an attack on Yambio in southern Sudan, March 19; released on March 22. Victim claimed that the attacking group belonged to the LRA and that its main motive was to loot food. Archived Archived
426 Mar 28 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff guards were beaten when a group of unidentified armed men forcefully entered an INGO compound in El Geneina, March 28. The attackers left with a Land Cruiser pick-up, a Thuraya phone and a mobile phone. Archived Archived
427 Apr 13 2006 South Africa 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -28.8166236 24.991639 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Mozambique) staff killed by gunshot wounds, April 13. Yes Official Report
428 Apr 9 2006 Central African Republic 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 5.25169 17.64362 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff doctors were killed and 1 national staff driver wounded by unknown armed men who fired on their vehicle between Bossembele and Yaloke, northwest of Bangui, April 9. Archived Archived
429 Apr 12 2006 Somalia 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 3.11383 43.6498 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff guard/escorts killed and 4 national staff guard/escorts wounded during an attempted robbery and ambush of UN convoy near Baidoa, April 12. Archived Archived
430 Apr 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 34.8085 63.43003 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff medical workers, in Darrah-i-Bohm, Badghis tied up and killed in clinic attack. Archived Archived
431 Apr 10 2006 Sri Lanka 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 9.6649255 80.0091719 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff driver wounded in Jaffna peninsula, where an anti-personnel mine exploded, striking both a Sri Lankan army vehicle and the workers' vehicle. Archived Archived
432 Apr 28 2006 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO (1 national, 1 international) staff beaten with a stick when two men broke into an INGO compound in El Geneina, West Darfur, April 28. Victims locked into a bathroom for a few hours. Archived Archived
433 Apr 25 2006 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot wounds, April 25. Yes Official Report
434 May 7 2006 Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Spanish) staff shot and seriously wounded by gunman in military fatigues during hijacking of vehicle in Abeche, May 7. Archived Archived
435 May 12 2006 Afghanistan 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Aerial bombardment Ambush Road 34.3508273 62.2164003 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed, 1 NGO national staff doctor killed, and 1 UN national staff program manager wounded (lost leg) when the vehicle came under rocket fire in Heart, May 12. Archived Archived
436 May 17 2006 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda I UN national staff driver wounded when UN vehicle hit by suicide bomber in Kandahar, May 17. Archived Archived
437 May 2006 Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff seriously wounded when their car was hijacked. Archived Archived
438 May 15 2006 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver shot and killed returning from work near Vavuniya, May 16. Archived Archived
439 May 22 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 4 NGO national staff killed when their car hit a landmine, May 22. One doctor, two nurses and their driver. Archived Archived
440 May 30 2006 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Shooting Ambush Road 36.83333 65.83333 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff shot and killed inside their car while traveling between Abas and Chapa Chi Ariq villages in Jawzjan, May 30. 4 men were later arrested. No motive established. Archived Archived
441 May 30 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 36.75 72 Unknown Unknown 3 donor agency national staff killed in remote control bomb attack on bridge in Badakshan, May 30. Archived Archived
442 May 30 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.0254688 35.2888075 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in West Bank by gunshot wounds, May 30. Yes Official Report
443 May 23 2006 Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One NGO international staff program manager was attacked in Rumbek, southern Sudan, May 23, and was medically evacuated to Nairobi. Archived Archived
444 May 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8 32 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff wounded when about 22 civilians, some with firearms, invaded the agency's compound in Bor, southern Sudan. They dragged and beat the victim with sticks, and other staff members who tried rescuing him were threatened with a rifle. Archived Archived
445 Jun 13 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 13.4435 22.4452278 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 UN national staff security guard wounded when he was shot in the leg while off-duty in a marketplace near the agancy's international guesthouse in Geneina, 13 June. Unconfirmed information suggests it was personal issue. Archived Archived
446 Jun 13 2006 Sudan 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff and 5 national staff detained by SLA Abdul Wahid faction while travelling from Kutum to Irgie, June 13. SLA claimed they were stopped b/c they were not notified of the team's mission and on allegations that the national staff were govt spies. Archived Archived
447 Jun 2006 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver killed and 2 national staff injured when militants attacked their car in Charbolak district of Balkh province. Archived Archived
448 Jun 22 2006 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.3 70.833333 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped while driving in eastern Nuristan province, June 22; released after 4 days. Archived Archived
449 Jun 30 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff watchman killed by unknown gunmen inside Kalma IDP camp, June 30, 2 am. Victim seems to have been sleeping while on duty at the agency's water pump station. Archived Archived
450 Jun 8 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Project site 14.5844444 29.4917691 Non-state armed group: Subnational Murle & Didinga One international agency national staff contractor killed by unknown assailants while working on a road in southern Sudan, June 8. At first thought to be LRA, now thought to be Murle and Didinga militias. Archived Archived
451 Jun 25 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff assaulted and killed by 3 unknown persons while at a market in Rumbek, southern Sudan. Victim was travelling from the UN agency to the airport on official duty. One attacker was arrested; thought to be a personal matter. Archived Archived
452 Jul 4 2006 Somalia 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Shooting Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff killed and 4 national staff wounded when gunmen attacked UN-contracted trucks delivering food aid in southern Somalia, July 4. Local militia refused the convoy entry into Dhobley near border with Kenya. Archived Archived
453 Jul 10 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Project site 32.23556 62.94611 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff wounded when health clinic was attached in Farah Province, Bakwa District, July 10. Unknown perpetrators hit the guard and burnt a flying coach vehicle (used as ambulance), a motorbike and broke the doors and the windows of the c Archived Archived
454 Jul 13 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when their vehicle, on a routine field mission in North Darfur, was stopped by armed robbers, 13 July. Archived Archived
455 Jul 3 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) One international agency staff (Kenyan) missing after ambush in southern Sudan on aid agency vehicle, 3 July. Gunmen believed to be Uganda LRA. Six others killed and 11 wounded. Archived Archived
456 Jul 27 2006 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Aid recipient Not applicable 1 INGO national staff driver beaten to death and 1 national staff injured in Dereig IDP camp in West Darfur, 27 July. Org says the team "was caught up in civil unrest while collecting seedlings, as part of a tree planting programme ... [and] was attacked..." Archived Archived
457 Jul 23 2006 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1605257 64.9201949 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed when their vehicle in Ghor province was ambushed by gunmen firing AK-47s. No known motive. Archived Archived
458 Jul 25 2006 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Individual attack Home 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff in Logar province wounded by an IED at their house. The bomb was rigged to the entry gate. Unclear if targeted for INGO work or if it was personal. Yes Official Report
459 Jul 11 2006 India 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Ambush Road 18.970715 72.819421 Non-state armed group: Regional Lashkar-e-Qahhar (suspected) 1 INGO national staff killed in Mumbai train bombings (terrorism), July 11. Archived Archived
460 Jul 19 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver killed by a man on the road in South Darfur. Archived Archived
462 Jul 28 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted in North Darfur during the hijacking of an INGO vehicle, 3 May. Victim believed to have been held in Chad and was making way back to Saraf Omra in North Darfur when caught up and killed in fighting in Helelat village near Kulb. Archived Archived
463 Jul 1 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 13.4435 22.4452278 Police or paramilitary Sudan National Security Service 1 INGO national staff severely beaten by four National Security officers in Geneina, July 1. (also 3 intl staff harassed, not counted). The NS officers abducted the vicitm to the security office and beat him unconscious with an iron bar and with their fists. Archived Archived
464 Aug 23 2006 Sri Lanka 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 7.29754 81.68202 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO nationals staff shot outside their office in the eastern Ampara district. Archived Archived
465 Aug 20 2006 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.7514 80.4971 Unknown Unknown A staff member of the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society was shot and killed by two unknown men outside home. Yes Official Report
466 Aug 4 2006 Sri Lanka 0 17 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.5711 81.2335 Unknown Unknown 17 INGO national staffers shot execution-style in Muttur in their offices, August 4. Archived Archived
467 Aug 16 2006 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff abducted in Darfur by armed group in mid-August; found dead two weeks later. No details of the death. Archived Archived
468 Aug 27 2006 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot twice in the head in a grocery store in Goma while wearing a t-shirt with the INGO's logo. Archived Archived
469 Aug 4 2006 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.51667 22.08333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff assaulted and hospitalized after their compound in Guereda was robbed by armed men, Aug. 4. Two other intl staff were assaulted but not hospitalized (not counted here). Archived Archived
470 Aug 4 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver shot and wounded when 3 commercial trucks carrying food aid were ambushed by armed men in Um Duraba, east of Nyala, Aug 4. Yes Focal Point
471 Aug 26 2006 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff watchman at a food depot in Graida, Darfur, was shot and later robbed of his money, Aug 26. Archived Archived
472 Aug 27 2006 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 35 63.75 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff guards found dead after two armed men climbed over the wall into an INGO office compound in Badghis Province, Bala Murghab District, Aug 27. Reportedly the perpetrators damaged (did not steal) office equipment, and broke the windows. Archived Archived
473 Sep 1 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff health worker killed in Hashaba, North Darfur during fighting, Sept 1. Archived Archived
474 Sep 1 2006 Senegal 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 4 Landmine Ambush Road 12.6981731 -15.53551051 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 ICRC international (Swiss-American) staff killed, 3 (2 national, 1 international) staff wounded when their vehicle struck a mine or unexploded ammunition in Senegal's southern Casamance region. Villagers allied with rebels are accused of planting the mine to target gov Archived Archived
475 Sep 20 2006 Ethiopia 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC (1 international [Irish], 1 national) staff kidnapped, Sept 18; released unharmed on Sept 23. Archived Archived
476 Sep 10 2006 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO (1 international [Colombian], 2 national) staff kidnapped ,Sept 9; released Sept 29. Archived Archived
477 Sep 11 2006 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.5711 81.2335 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in Trincolamee District. Shot when returning to the office on INGO's motorcycle. No known motive. Archived Archived
478 Sep 11 2006 Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO (3 national, 1 international) staff attacked, beaten and given death threats by around a dozen masked, armed men on a road between Zalingei and Nertiti near central Jabel Marra region in Darfur, Sept. 11. Archived Archived
479 Sep 13 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff flogged with the whip and sustained injuries when their vehicle was ambushed while travelling to El Geneina between Kerenek and Azerni (25 km East of El Geneina) by three men, Sept 13. Archived Archived
480 Sep 16 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Road 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff killed and 1 national staff injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded under their car just south of the capital, Sept 16. Archived Archived
481 Oct 6 2006 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed at a checkpoint run by a sectarian militia in Baghdad, Oct 7. Archived Archived
482 Oct 2006 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff driver disappeared during a hijacking incident in North Darfur and is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
483 Oct 30 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver suffered minor gunshot wounds when a UN convoy bringing humanitarian assistance was fired upon in South Darfur, 30 Oct. (Two passengers also suffered wounds, but not counted here.) Archived Archived
484 Oct 30 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver injured when beaten with a stick on the head when three UN-contracted trucks were stopped by 12 armed men when on their way from Nyala to Kass, Oct 30. All drivers were robbed of their money and mobile phones. Archived Archived
485 Nov 3 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 RC national staff killed in Gaza Strip, Nov 3. The two paramedics had left their ambulance to evacuate a dead body when IDF munitions hit the area. Anounced by ICRC, who said they were marked with clear emblems and wearing florescent j Archived Archived
486 Nov 6 2006 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.41897 69.12144 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff kidnapped in Zormat district of the eastern Paktia province while on their way to visit a new school. No word on whether have been released. Yes Focal Point
487 Nov 2 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped when armed men attempted to kidnap eight national staff members at an IDP camp basic health care clinic in Kandahar province, Nov 2. Seven of the eight managed to escape. No parties have claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
488 Nov 5 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff kidnapped in Paktya province, Nov 5. No parties have claimed responsibility. Yes Official Report
489 Nov 8 2006 Eritrea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 15.25 37.5 Unknown Unknown Two UN international staff seriously injured when their car hit a landmine in the middle of the main road from Tsorena to Forto, inside the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ), Nov. 8. Archived Archived
490 Nov 16 2006 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Unknown 12.53333 22.18333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded by armed men on horseback in southeast Chad, Nov 15/16. 7 employees and 3,200 displaced people remain missing as of Nov 20. Attack occurred near Koloy Archived Archived
491 Nov 24 2006 Lesotho 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -29.6039267 28.3350193 Unknown Unknown 1 IO international (Dutch) staff shot dead outside the house of Lesotho's trade and industry minister, where the victim was staying. Motive unknown, but attack came shortly after Parliament was dissolved to pave the way for elections Archived Archived
494 Dec 17 2006 Iraq 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 14 RC national staff held hostage after gunmen attack their downtown office in Baghdad (30 staff and visitors initially held - 16 released unharmed the same day). Archived Archived
495 Jun 27 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 11.005922 29.718875 Unknown Unknown One INGO international staff working on demining was beaten up in a market in Kadugli due to labor dispute with national workers. UNMIS national guard intervened to get mob to release him. Vehicle confiscated by national authorities. Archived Archived
496 Oct 1 2005 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot wounds in the West Bank, Oct 1. Yes Official Report
497 Sep 13 2006 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff drivers abducted by armed men after ambush while traveling from El Fasher through Kutum to Abdel Shakour. Archived Archived
498 Nov 9 2006 Sudan 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 6.75 30 Host state Sudanese Armed Forces Seven UN national staff and 1 INGO national staff members detained, severely beaten and caned by local soliders in Rumbek, southern Sudan, Nov 9. The INGO member was sent to Nairobi for medical treatment. Archived Archived
499 Nov 10 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff officer was physically assaulted and sustained back injuries in an incident where two MONUC helicopters landed in Rumbek for refuelling, Nov 10. Archived Archived
500 Dec 7 2006 Sudan 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 8 NGO national staff violently beaten in Khor Abeche, South Darfur, Dec 7. Three vehicles also stolen. Yes Official Report
501 Dec 9 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped: A vehicle belonging to an INGO operating within the area of Azerni was carjacked , Dec 9. The location of the natl staff driver and vehicle is unknown. Archived Archived
502 Dec 18 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 1 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 11.2811075 25.1414136 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded (1 raped and 1 sexually assaulted) and 1 INGO national staff guard of another organization wounded in coordinated violent attack on Gereida compound. Staff from the latter INGO were among 71 aid workers evacuated from the town as a result. Since then they maintained some basic public health services through local staff in the town, but most operations have been suspended. Archived Archived
503 Dec 19 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff teacher injured in crossfire during armed dashes that took place in the vicinity of UN schools in Gaza, Dec 19. A 13-year-old school girl was also injured (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
504 2006 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff drivers in hired commercial vehicles with food commodities were ambushed by armed men on the Tawilla-Kabkabiye road from El Fasher to Kabkabiye, were beaten, then allowed to proceed. Ambushed and beaten again after 2 kilometers Archived Archived
505 Dec 26 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed 1 UN national staff contracted driver shot and injured in ambush of two commercial trucks carrying UN agency food in Habila Kanari. Ten armed attackers, believed to be Janjaweed militia, shot at the vehicles that drove through the ambush, hitting one driver. Archived Archived
506 Jan 8 2007 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff engineer shot while driving car in Baghdad at night. Perpetrators/motives unknown. Archived Archived
507 Mar 14 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 10.53018 29.93292 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped when a commercial truck hired by an INGO to transport items for its water and sanitation programme was hijacked at Kaura (on the El Fasher-Kabkabiya road) by three armed men, 14 March. Archived Archived
508 Dec 18 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded when an ambulance escorted by Govt police was ambushed by 7-10 armed men in Khorbomba (Habila Kanari area, 23 km west from El Geneina), Dec 18. One policeman was also killed (not counted here) and three AK-47s Archived Archived
510 Jan 27 2007 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff Regional Director killed in a carjacking attempt in Nairobi. Archived Archived
511 Feb 7 2007 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.5 72 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded when a bomb exploded in the residential compound in Pakistan's earthquake hit area. Archived Archived
512 Feb 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.16667 24.36667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver briefly abducted and beaten in eastern Jebel Marra in Darfur. Archived Archived
513 Mar 2007 Iraq 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI national staff driver seriously wounded in a shooting in Baghdad; was evacuated from the country. Archived Archived
514 Mar 8 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff killed when vehicles of INGO came under fire in Shar-e-Pul Province, March 8. 3 Afghans were robbed (not included) but let go while the German was killed later. Archived Archived
515 Mar 13 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff abducted in front of their son by unknown men and found dead the next day. Yes Focal Point
516 Apr 3 2007 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 3 1 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30.5 62 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO international (French) staff and 3 national staff (cook, driver and bodyguard) kidnapped by Taliban insurgents in Nimroz province, April 3; he two internationals released April 28 and May 11; 3 nationals released May 27. Archived Archived
517 2006 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
518 2006 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
519 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
520 Feb 2007 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3554189 44.48949509 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO national staff killed while trying to deliver aid to a neighbourhood in Sadr City [a Shia-dominated area of Baghdad]. Militants stopped his car and asked for his documents. When they saw from his surname that he was a Sunni Muslim, they took him away. His body was found two days later near the capital. Arc Media
522 Aug 14 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.66667 35.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff member killed in a residential area by a missile fired by Israeli forces against an alleged Palestinian faction in the Ein el-Hilweh refugee camp in Saida, 14 August. Yes Official Report
523 Nov 23 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver abducted by gunpoint en route to a food nutrition center, Wed Nov 23; victim alked back to Sanidadi 48 hours later, unharmed. Archived Archived
526 Apr 19 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.626786 25.349635 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver was hijacked with an INGO vehicle, 19 April; released on 25 April near the Chad/Sudan border and returned to El Fasher. The vehicle is still missing. Archived Archived
527 Apr 23 2007 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO nationals staff injured when unknown armed men attacked an INGO vehicle near Marla (55 km South East of Nyala, South Darfur), 23 April. They shot at the vehicle. Archived Archived
528 Apr 21 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver missing when three unknown armed men entered an INGO compound in Kalma IDP camp (15 km East of Nyala) with two AK-47s, one G3 and a hand grenade, 21 April. The perpetrators took the key to an INGO vehicle with one of the driver who drove them out of the camp. The driver is still missing. Archived Archived
529 Apr 18 2007 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 16 30 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff severely beaten up when ten unknown armed men forced entrance into an INGO guesthouse in Saleah, 18 April. They severely beat up the INGO representative and his wife (not included here) as well the guard. They took the keys of the INGO vehicle at gun point and fled with the vehicle. Archived Archived
530 Feb 17 2007 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff assaulted by a group of unidentified men while walking home in southern Sudan, 17 Feb. Victim was beaten with sticks and sustained injuries. The attackers took his money and other personal belongings. Archived Archived
531 Feb 13 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 12.33333 23.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard sustained injuries when two armed men in military uniform entered an INGO compound in Um Dukhum in W. Darfur early in the morning of 13 February in an attempt to loot money. They attacked the guard who sustained injuries before fleeing the scene. Two staff members of the INGO living nearby came to the rescue of their colleagues and while they were transporting the injured to the hospital, their house was robbed. Archived Archived
532 Feb 11 2007 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff (guard) underwent medical treatment after being shot when four armed men looted food items from a UN agency. Archived Archived
533 Apr 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 12.33333 23.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard was badly beaten up and is in a critical condition in Um Dukhun, Darfur. Archived Archived
534 May 8 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.6507279 48.3009945 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 British, 1 Kenyan) staff kidnapped by gunmen in northern Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, May 9; released May 14. There have been suggestions the aid workers were seized for use as a bargaining chip in a dispute between fishermen and the national authorities over impounded fishing vessels. Archived Archived
535 May 14 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff guard wounded when gunmen wearing (government) uniforms attacked the UN office in Mogadishu. The UN security guards repelled them. Archived Archived
536 Apr 17 2007 Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Public location -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff, believed to be former policemen, suffered minor injuries after they were caught up in the robbery of a Suva restaurant, April 17. Archived Archived
537 Apr 29 2007 Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff former policeman was bashed on Sunday night after four thugs broke into his home and tied him up. Suva police said yesterday that the man needed 15 stitches. Archived Archived
538 May 8 2007 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver was shot dead on the way to work in the southern province of Kandahar by unidentified men on a motorbike. Police are now looking for the assassins Archived Archived
539 May 20 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Road 1.7148358 44.7699326 Criminal Pirates 1 UN national staff guard was killed while helping repulse a new pirate attack on a ship that had just delivered UN food assistance to the Somali port of Merka. As a result, the agents of a UN-contracted vessel this morning refused to allow the ship loaded with food to sail for Somalia. Archived Archived
540 Mar 24 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 8.9780188 79.9148547 Host state Sri Lanka Armed Forces 1 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff injured when Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers exploded a claymore mine targeting a vehicle belonging to the aid agency in Mannar at around 12.30pm on Saturday. Archived Archived
541 Jan 20 2007 Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 14.201859 24.663781 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor and 1 IO national staff abducted at the market area in Kutum by Arab Militias base in Sheik Abu Da Bagi, 20 Jan.; later released on 21 January. Archived Archived
542 May 21 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded. Yes Focal Point
543 Jun 11 2007 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.24269 16.44059 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff shot and killed Monday while traveling from the group's regional base in the African country as part of an "exploratory mission'' checking on health conditions in the town of N'Gaoundal. Rebels control much of the area where the victim was killed, but it was unclear whether they were involved in the attack Archived Archived
544 Jun 12 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff was shot and died the following day. The agency is temporarily suspending all but emergency medical and food programmes. The victim appears to have been caught in the crossfire and not targeted because of UN affiliation. Yes Focal Point
545 Jun 13 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff was shot in the head. The agency is temporarily suspending all but emergency medical and food programmes. The victim appears to have been caught in the crossfire and not targeted because of UN affiliation. Yes Focal Point
546 Jun 11 2007 Lebanon 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 34.43667 35.84972 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers killed Monday at a Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon as Lebanese forces and Islamic militants battled. The two were killed when a militant group's mortar shell struck their vehicle Archived Archived
547 Jun 4 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 6.68048 80.401919 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers who had been abducted by gunmen claiming to be police in Colombo, have been shot dead. The bodies of the two men were found in Ratnapura district, about 100km (60 miles) south-east of Colombo. Yes Focal Point
548 May 29 2007 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.79748245 34.18649998 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in an ambush by gunmen, after which the UN agency temporarily suspended aid to half a million people in Uganda's drought-prone Karamoja region. Yes Focal Point
549 May 19 2007 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.31933 16.37992 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff nurse abducted along with another health worker (not included) abducted by armed men in the bush 38km from Bozoum, 19 May; released on Sunday. The INGO decided not to resume activities in northwestern Central African Republic, despite the release of two kidnapped health workers because of insecurity Archived Archived
550 Jun 17 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Road 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO international (Japanese) staff wounded passing through traffic circle in Kabul when Taliban bombed a police academy bus at Kabul Archived Archived
551 Jun 17 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.9096 23.47406 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard/pump operator shot and killed on way home from work- a water point in Khamsa Degaig camp for internally displaced persons in Zalingei, West Darfur, 17 June. The victim was ordered to stop by three unidentified men in civilian clothes. After refusing to stop, one of the three men shot him three times at point blank range and died immediately. Archived Archived
552 Jun 13 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 7.7475 81.59545919 Host state Sri Lanka Armed Forces 1 INGO international (Filipino) staff wounded after being shot Wednesday night in northeastern Sri Lanka. Victim was shot and wounded by navy troops after he strayed too close to a naval camp in eastern Sri Lanka where security forces are battling Tamil Tiger rebels, the military said Thursday. Yes Official Report
553 May 30 2007 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff abducted at gunpoint when two unknown armed men stopped an INGO vehicle returning from El Hamidiya IDP camp to Zalingei, 30 May. UNDSS informed the police and local commissioner about the incident, but the two staff members and vehicle are still missing. Yes Focal Point
554 Jun 25 2007 Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 22.4237755 91.72367388 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff in captivity by Myanmar militants since June 25 in forests managed to foil a rescue mission by Bangladesh security forces and escaped after an hour-long exchange of fire. Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) personnel closed in on the kidnappers in Thanchi forests in Chittagong Hill Tracts on Friday. Freed later. Archived Archived
555 Jun 27 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Unaffiliated Clan 2 INGO national staff a doctor and his driver killed by gunmen in southern Somalia. The doctor was slain late Wednesday in El-Berde, about 400 kilometres (250 miles) northwest of the capital Mogadishu. Orgnaization rep said he might have been a victim of an inter-clan feud in the region. Residents said the gunmen also shot the driver as he tried to protect the aid worker. "Three men armed with AK 47 rifles stopped the doctor in town and one of them shot him twice. His driver, Lel Idris, was also shot by another gunman while trying to protect the doctor," said Hassan Sheik Ali, a resident. Yes Focal Point
556 Jul 9 2007 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.7355786 45.2040946 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff gunned down by an Archived Archived
557 Jul 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff, a doctor and his chauffeur, were on a work visit and failed to return to the hospital where they are based, when they were kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan. Archived Media
558 Jul 9 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 30.4952367 47.8090981 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff doctor kidnapped early on Monday on his way home from work and killed in the southern city of Basra. The organisation has suspended its demining programme in the region until the circumstances of the murder have been clarified. His body was found two days later and the preliminary investigation does not indicate that this crime was an attack against the demining work" of the organisation. Yes Official Report
559 Jul 13 2007 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 32 67.25 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 donor agency national staff killed and 2 national staff injured Friday after suspected Taliban ambushed their convoy Yes Official Report
560 Jul 18 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff were shot and killed in an attack in Logar Province southeast of the capital Kabul by unidentified gunmen. Archived Archived
561 Jul 24 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 9.28 80.25490821 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed by gunman in the island's army-held far northern Jaffna peninsula. Archived Archived
562 Aug 18 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Criminal Haqqani Network 1 INGO international staff seized from a Kabul restaurant while having lunch with her husband on Saturday. A spokesman on a video said the abductors were not Taliban, but belonged to a "special network".He demanded the release of the group's men held by President Hamid Karzai's government Archived Archived
563 Aug 20 2007 Sri Lanka 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.6669 80.0181 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff injured by unidentified gunmen on motorcycles in Jaffna, as they traveled to work. The group, which has 300 staff in Jaffna, had suspended its work on the peninsula to determine how to improve staff security. Yes Official Report
564 Sep 11 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 5 47 Unaffiliated Clan One UN national staff shot and killed by unidentified clan gunmen Tuesday afternoon in Abudwak, a town in the central Somali region of Galgadud. The victim was targeted for clan-related reasons, reliable sources in Abudwak said. Yes Official Report
565 Sep 12 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.734772 70.811995 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff who was working for an agency providing small financial support for locals was shot dead by two unknown gunmen while he was traveling in on a motorbike northeastern Badakhshan province on Wednesday afternoon. Some locals said another Bengalese was injured, but the police did not confirm (not included). No one has claimed responsibility, and the motivation for the attack was not immediately known. But the police said one suspect was arrested. Local officials blamed the killing on highway robbers. Archived Archived
566 Sep 16 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff kidnapped by six unknown men who entered the office and forcefully took him away in Logar province on Saturday; released December 8. Police arrested two (other report says three) men who said they were involved and were robbers but police said they had not stolen anything and may have been linked to a militant group. Archived Archived
567 Sep 20 2007 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC driver seriously injured when three gunmen armed with pistols carjacked a vehicle at Bakara market in Hawil-wadag district in Mogadishu. Yes Official Report
568 Sep 28 2007 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff wounded when armed men ambushed an aid convoy in Darfur, which included eight staff members. The convoy was attacked some 25 miles south of Nyala. The INGO has scaled back its operations in South Darfur after its staff suffered three attacks within a week. Yes Focal Point
569 Sep 26 2007 Afghanistan 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.3707276 68.3288601 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC national staff and 2 international (1 Burmese, 1 Macedonian) kidnapped Wednesday in central Wardak province by Taliban militians; released Saturday. They were "Our mujahideen detained the Red Cross workers in Wardak province without knowing they were ICRC staff," said a Taliban spokesman who declined to be named. "We have nothing against the Red Cross and we are going to release them soon." Archived Archived
570 Sep 25 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 30.4952367 47.8090981 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff of UN agency partner organization staff kidnapped and killed by armed militia members on Tuesday. The victim's body and that of a friend (not included here) were later located at a morgue. Initial reports indicate that the murder was an act of militia retaliation against sectarian minorities in southern Iraq, and not deliberate targeting of humanitarian workers. Archived Archived
571 Jul 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff paralyzed after being shot. Archived Archived
572 Sep 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO nationals staff driver was tied up, beaten and treated at a UN clinic in Nyala. Archived Archived
573 Sep 27 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 8.9780188 79.9148547 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed by roadside bomb. The victim was providing food for displaced people inside a rebel-held area in Mannar, Sri Lanka and was killed by a remotely launched mine attack. Yes Focal Point
574 Sep 30 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff (driver and a skilled staffer) were snatched from the Baraki Barak district while travelling to Kabul. The two workers had completed a water and sanitation project in Logar when kidnapped by an armed gang Sunday. That the kidnappers had not made very specific demands but the main motive behind the abduction was ransom. The aid group was holding talks with the kidnappers through local elders but it would not pay a ransom. Archived Archived
575 Oct 12 2007 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff trucking co partner was killed in South Darfur on the road between the state capital Nyala and the city of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, 12 October. Archived Archived
576 Oct 16 2007 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff contracted drivers contracted shot and killed by unidentified assailants in Darfur, 16 October. The incident occured in South Darfur on the road between the town of Ed Daien and the city of El Obeid. The men were returning to El Obeid after delivering supplies. Archived Archived
577 Oct 8 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed when fleeing the town of Muhajeria which was attacked, 8 October. 13 humanitarian workers were evacuated on the following day after heavy fighting and violence. Other staff members fled in an attempt to join and protect their families. Archived Archived
578 Oct 17 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Host state Local government actors 1 UN national staff kidnapped: 60 armed men had stormed the UN agency compound in the south of Mogadishu and marched away with the agency head at gunpoint. The UN halted food distribution in response. The Mayor of Mogadishu, said that the humanitarian organisations were fuelling the insurgency by feeding terrorists in the camps. Last month he cut off water supplies to several of the sprawling tent cities. Aid workers and diplomats suggested that he was the most likely figure behind yesterday Archived Archived
579 Oct 10 2007 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15 19 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff kidnapped by rebels while he was in the northern part of the country, Oct. 10. Archived Media
580 Oct 30 2007 Pakistan 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.2188242 71.62733422 Unknown Unknown 8 NGO national staff injured, two critically, when an explosive device went off outside the office and residential compound of a national NGO running health and education projects. Staff were asleep inside. We have suspended our operations. Our staff has been evacuated," Michael McGrath, country director of Save the Children US in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) told IRIN, noting that all 95 staff members - international and national - had been moved out of Battagram and the nearby town of Bana Yes Focal Point
581 Oct 31 2007 Uganda 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 2.75 32.9 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded, who escaped, by gunmen in Amuru district on Wednesday. Banditry is rife across northern Uganda, scarred by two decades of insurgency by the LRA and widespread cattle rustling by AK-47-toting Karamojong warriors. Both have a habit of ambushing then looting civilian vehicles."We suspect these were just armed thugs who targeted the cash," an army spokesman for northern Uganda, told Reuters. "It doesn't look like an LRA attack and there are no Karamojong warriors in Amuru."The LRA normally burn vehicles after attacks, but Magezi said the attackers merely robbed cash and escaped. Archived Media
582 Nov 15 2007 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed when was hit by a stray bullet while distributing food at camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, 15 November. Victim was seriously wounded in the accident and died the next day at the Medina hospital. Archived Archived
583 Nov 24 2007 Chad 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 1 0 2 Shooting Raid Public location 15 21.5 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (of two different INGOs) and 1 INGO national staff security guard injured when armed rebels and unidentified gunmen entered two towns in eastern Chad at the weekend after rebel factions abandoned a month-old ceasefire. The gunmen, whose identity is unclear, used the butt of a rifle to beat the two internationals and a security guard was hit in the leg by a bullet. Most aid workers there pulled back to the nearby town of Goz Beida, and aid sources said humanitarian agencies would decide on Monday whether to evacuate all their staff from the area. Archived Archived
584 Dec 2 2007 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff truck driver shot and killed and 1 UN national staff abducted and remains missing. The incident occured while delivering UN humanitarian assistance last Sunday. A truck carrying 14 tons of high energy biscuits for the UN agency was ambushed by armed men on the road from Kandahar to Helmand in southern Afghanistan. Yes Official Report
585 Dec 6 2007 Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.7453 18.5508 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver shot and killed working out of the agency's field office in Danamadji. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still not clear. Yes Official Report
586 Dec 11 2007 Algeria 11 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 7 3 1 0 4 11 6 3 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 36.775348 3.0600655 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Senegalese, 1 Danish) staff and 5 UN national staff killed, 1 UN international staff and 2 UN national staff injured in the blast at the UN compound. Al Qaeda claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
587 Dec 14 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 9.6649255 80.0091719 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC volunteer abducted and murdered in the island's army-held northern Jaffna peninsula. Victim was abducted by unidentified gunmen from his Jaffna home on Friday in front of his family, and his corpse was found on Sunday. Nordic truce monitors blame state security forces for the killings. "Definitely this (latest killing) must have been done by the LTTE to discredit the military and to show that we did it, so we deny that," said a military spokesman. Yes Official Report
588 Dec 26 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.2784798 49.1799522 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 Spanish, 1 Argentine) staff (a doctor and nurse) kidnapped and freed, Jan 2. The police captured two of the kidnappers after a heavy exchange of gunfire. The abduction in Bosasso port came two days after gunmen in Puntland released a French journalist whom they kidnapped and held for eight days demanding $80,000 in ransom. Archived Archived
589 Dec 31 2007 Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 0 Shooting Ambush Road -3.4733471 30.2501278 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff killed and 1 INGO international (French) one badly wounded and evacuated. Three INGO international staff were escorting two national colleagues to the INGO's regional headquarters in Ruyigi province, when a gunman opened fire late Monday. The agency also said it was temporarily suspending all its operations in the central African nation until more information was available about the incident, but had no immediate plans to evacuate its staff. Thge INGO said they didn't know if we were targeted as a humanitarian agency or if they were under fire by accident. There are several hypotheses with one reporter cited as saying,"They fled after that without trying to steal anything...as if the whole operation had been aimed to kill." Archived Archived
590 Jan 1 2008 Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 15.5933247 32.5356502 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international (American) staff and 1 national staff driver shot and killed in ambush during a New Years celebrations in Khartoum, January 1. The little-known froup Ansar Al Tawhid (Companions of Monotheism) soon claimed responsibility for the killings. Archived Archived
591 Jan 14 2008 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 donor agency international staff killed in Taliban bombing of Serena Hotel. Archived Archived
592 2006 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff of an NGO (a partner organization of an INGO) raped Yes Focal Point
593 Jan 26 2008 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (American) staff and 1 INGO national staff driver kidnapped in Kandahar. Assumed killed. No group has claimed responsibility for the abductions, and the Taliban insurgents behind many of the recent year's kidnappings have denied involvement. Yes Archived
594 Jan 28 2008 Somalia 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 4 1 0 3 Roadside IED Ambush Road -0.358216 42.545087 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (1 French logistics expert, 1 Kenyan doctor) and 1 INGO national staff driver killed and 1 INGO international (Kenyan) wounded when a roadside IED detonated in close proximity to two INGO vehicles near the town of Kismayo. The first vehicle was hit badly and all three people died. The second vehicle carrying staff and a security guard hit the land mine lightly and the staff sitting at the front seat was wounded. Three other civilians were injured (not included) and a local journalist killed (not included). No one claimed responsibility. Yes Official Report
595 Feb 12 2008 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Road 9.600828 43.3331445 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff kidnapped and 1 INGO national staff driver injured by gunmen in northern Somalia- a region disputed by the breakaway states of Puntland and Somaliland; released the next day following an operation by the Somaliland forces. The national staff victim was wounded during the abduction when gunmen opened fire to intercept their vehicle. Archived Archived
596 Feb 25 2008 Pakistan 0 13 0 0 0 0 5 7 1 13 0 0 0 0 13 1 0 12 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.6013314 73.3794724 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO national staff killed 7 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO staff missing when the office of the INGO was attacked by a group of six to twelve men carrying guns and grenades. The men entered the office in Mansehra, North West Frontier Province, before opening fire indiscriminately and then setting off three explosive devices. The office building has burned to the ground. The INGO was given no specific warning of a threat to its staff or offices at this time. The motive for the attack is still unknown. Archived Archived
597 Mar 15 2008 Pakistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Turkish) staff killed and 2 INGO international staff injured when a bomb exploded in a restaurant in Pakistan's capital at dinner time. 11 others injured in the blast (not included) Yes Focal Point
598 Mar 20 2008 Sudan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.4208997 23.0738882 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff of state water corporation team partner program, hijacked and kidnapped. Archived Archived
599 Mar 22 2008 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.38367 28.80767 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff contracted drivers on their way to the Abyei state were stabbed to death by six assailants. Yes Focal Point
600 Mar 24 2008 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was killed. Yes Focal Point
601 Apr 1 2008 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0 42 Unknown Unknown 2 UN international (1 British, 1 Kenyan) staff contractors seized by unknown gunmen in southern Somalia on their way to Buale. Taken to Jilib town 280km south of Mogadishu. Archived Archived
602 May 1 2008 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5288319 21.0410733 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff shot and killed while traveling in a three-car convoy of relief agencies near the Sudanese border. The convoy was stopped by a group of armed men who opened fire. The killing took place just 9 km (6 miles) east of Forchana, where French marines serving in the EU force (EUFOR) have set up a base and have been sending out regular patrols in the region. Yes Focal Point
603 May 7 2008 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.20376135 34.34841239 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Zimbabwean) staff killed by unidentified gunmen in remote northwestern Kenya. Victim ambushed late on Wednesday while driving near a UN camp in Lokichoggio, the main humanitarian operations hub for South Sudan. Archived Archived
604 May 21 2008 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 3 1 1 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 1.8427539 44.5937239 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 INGO international (Italian) staff and 1 INGO national staff kidnapped by gunmen in the Lower Shabelle region. The gunmen blindfolded the guards, then abducted the aid workers at the offices in Awdigle town, 65 km south of Mogadishu. The Italians were a man and a woman - released Aug 5. Reportedly senior LNGO director was killed by the AOG at the above mentioned location after allegedly found with enough evidence to have spied for the Americans. Archived Archived
605 May 21 2008 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 18.48333 -72.31667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO intenational (Canadian) staff medical aid worker kidnapped. Victim was abducted from an upscale Tomasin neighbourhood by suspected kidnapping network that has been working in the area for months. Released by captors shortly before midnight Wednesday night. Archived Archived
606 May 22 2008 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 5 47 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 national RC driver shot and killed by two unidentified men armed with pistols overnight Thursday. The driver, rented his personal car for the use of the organization's humanitarian operations in Dhusamareb, the capital of Galgadud region. There was no motive available for the fatal shooting of the driver, but local sources expressed their suspicion that anti-government groups are responsible for the killing. Archived Archived
607 Jun 2 2008 Somalia 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff and 1 UN national staff kidnapped by Somali gunmen. Archived Archived
608 Jun 8 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 3.116667 43.65 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff security guard killed. Archived Archived
609 Jun 11 2008 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff (a director and his driver) were shot and killed by four men driving Suzuki vehicle. The killers took the vehicle, laptop computer, one mobile phone and a guard. Unconfirmed reports indicating that the killers are from the TFG forces based at Fagah road junction in Yaqshid district. Motive of the killing is not yet clear. Archived Archived
610 Jun 12 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.71437 44.50902 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver shot and killed by Somali gunmen while driving in a convoy of trucks taking relief food from Mogadishu to the Bay and Bakool regions. Yes Focal Point
611 Jun 16 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5 47 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO natonal staff abducted near El-Dheer town in Galgadud region- the second staff member of the INGO to be abducted in six weeks. Yes Focal Point
612 Jun 21 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff taken from their home near Mogadishu around 8 pm. A group of men forcibly took the victim from his house; released 27th August 2008. Information indicated that criminals after financial gain could be behind his kidnapping and ICU would have mediated for his release. Sources also indicate that a ransom of between 40-60,000 USD would have been paid. Archived Archived
614 Jun 29 2008 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff (staff member and a driver) killed by unknown gunmen in El-Berde, 420 km northwest of Mogadishu. The victims were killed while travelling in a vehicle, having just left work. The organization suspends operations. Archived Archived
615 Jun 30 2008 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff of a UN partner organization kidnapped and later shot dead in Mogadishu. Not clear why targeted, but local sources said a deputy had survived a hand grenade attack over the weekend in Afgoye, a town 30km south of Mogadishu. There were unconfirmed reports that the killing might be linked to a financial dispute. Archived Archived
616 Jun 30 2008 Somalia 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Host state Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia (armed faction) 4 INGO national staff and 1 UN national staff kidnapped near Elasha Biha area by ARS armed wing. Archived Archived
618 Jun 27 2008 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown One UN international (Ugandan) staff truck driver ambushed and killed after delivering food supplies to the agency's warehouse in Juba. Assistant escaped after steering the truck to a stop 300 metres from the site of the attack. Yes Focal Point
619 Jun 30 2008 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -3.4275339 36.70858482 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Australian) staff charity worker been shot dead in Tanzania. Victim had been working in the town of Arusha in northern Tanzania for the past 18 months and was killed on Monday during a robbery. Yes Official Report
620 Jul 6 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunmen in Mogadishu. Victim shot leaving a mosque in the Bulohube district, in the south of the city, and died later in hospital. Several witnesses said a second man, whose identity has yet to be established, was seriously wounded in the attack (not included), which appeared to be premeditated. Archived Archived
623 Jul 13 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 1.33333 42.66667 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor was gunned down in the southern Somali town of Buale. Yes Focal Point
624 Jul 7 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.71437 44.50902 Police or paramilitary Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was killed and three others wounded (not included) when 29 trucks carrying food aid to Bay and Bakol had been stopped by local police and militia at a checkpoint. Yes Focal Point
625 Jul 11 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 2.06697 45.20723 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Elasha, south of Mogadishu by gunmen who fled. Gunmen shot dead the senior local aid worker on Friday. The charity had suspended all its operations in the area. Archived Archived
627 Jul 18 2008 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.725113 66.2196554 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (French) staff abducted by unidentified gunmen in Nili, the capital of Daykundi Province in central Afghanistan, 18 July. The INGO temporarily suspended its operations across the country for security reasons. Yes Focal Point
628 Jul 26 2008 Chad 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff shot twice by uniformed men in Abeche, Saturday night, 26 July, at 8:20pm. In a two car convoy entering the compound, the ICRC's staff received impact of bullets in the abdomen- was seriously injured and evacuated in Switzerland for further medical care. A laptop has been stolen during the attack. ICRC says that it is an act of banditry, a carjacking that could have been deadly. The staff has been relocated in Abeche and ICRC is not suspending humanitarian activities but will seriously think about the impact of this attack. Archived Archived
629 Jul 18 2008 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 12.9096 23.47406 Unaffiliated Not applicable Three UN national staff beaten to death by a mob on Thursday in the region near the border with Chad in circumstances that are still unclear. Archived Archived
630 Jul 19 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national stafff driver who was hired by a local NGO partner of the INGO in Darfur, to take staff home, was killed on Wednesday, July 19. Victim was stopped on the road from Mershing to Nyala and was shot and killed by a man carrying a weapon. Yes Focal Point
631 Jul 27 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.4085 42.9771 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff severely wounded Sunday in the southern town of Dinsor by unknown gunmen. Victim's car was stopped on the way between Dinsor and Baidoa, and he was shot several times and left for dead. The gunmen also fled with the victim's car. Archived Archived
632 Aug 6 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 2.09955 45.16352 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed by unknown gunmen Wednesday on the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu. Victim was at home not far from the organization's center when the gunmen shot him six times on the head. Victim was taken to hospital and later died. Archived Media
633 Aug 13 2008 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 3 5 1 4 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (1 British-Canadian, 1 Canadian, 1 Trinidadian-American) staff and 1 INGO national staff driver killed and 1 INGO national staff injured when gunmen opened fire on their vehicle near the capital Kabul. The INGO had "suspended its humanitarian aid programmes in Afghanistan indefinitely" following the attack. Yes Official Report
634 Aug 15 2008 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 2.4085 42.9771 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff including a driver were killed by gunmen in southern Somalia. The staffer was killed after being abducted, trying to escape. The incident happened when he was off duty, visiting his home in Dinsor. Yes Focal Point
635 Aug 19 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 36.7175566 68.8672916 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff found murdered in the region of Kunduz, 19 August. Victim was abducted while driving an INGO vehicle. The motives behind this murder are still unclear. Archived Archived
636 Aug 21 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -0.36667 42.53333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot in the head when leaving his home by an unknown assailant on Thursday. Archived Media
637 Aug 26 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.430247 70.448678 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff agriculture specialist kidnapped at gunpoint with his driver (not included) in eastern Afghanistan near the city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, and a spokesman for the Taliban has claimed the group was involved. It said the driver was released soon afterward. The Foreign Ministry said victim was the first Japanese to be kidnapped in Afghanistan. The victims body was later found and had been riddled with bullets. Archived Media
638 Sep 16 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff abducted by unknown gunmen in Afghanistan. Archived Archived
639 Sep 22 2008 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.53056 44.795 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 female Japanese, 1 male Dutch) staff abducted from the Ogaden region that borders Somalia; released 7 January 2009. Archived Archived
640 Sep 25 2008 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Project site 1.91667 30.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff cash-for-work worker killed, and 1 INGO national staff wounded. The personnel were attacked by an armed group while repairing a road along the Bunia-Iga-Nioka highway, in the territory of Djugu, 15 September. The attackers also took US$10,000, according to local authorities. Archived Archived
641 Oct 6 2008 Somalia 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 1.79767 44.90755 Unknown Unknown One UN international (Italian) staff and one UN national staff were wounded and one UN national staff driver was killed in a remote-controlled IED attack in southern Somalia. Those wounded were not in critical condition, but the driver died on the way to the hospital. Archived Archived
642 Oct 17 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 1.79767 44.90755 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by unknown gunmen. Victim was shot three times when leaving a mosque Friday evening in the port town of Merka. Yes Focal Point
643 Oct 18 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 4.12129 43.88945 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 1 UN national staff shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the southern town of Hudur on Sunday. The chairman of Hudur claimed Islamist insurgents from the al Shabaab group were controlling the town. Archived Media
644 Oct 20 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (British/South African) staff shot dead by unidentified gunmen on motorcycles in Kabul early Monday. The aid worker was one of a team of women working with a faith-based INGO directing projects for the disabled. Archived Archived
645 Oct 29 2008 Somalia 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 6 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 9.560335 44.069722 Unknown Unknown Two UN national staff security assistant and a driver killed and 6 UN national staff were critically injured in the blast from a suicide vehicle bombing at a UN agency coumpound. An unknown vehicle driven by an unknown male individual drove up to the compound main gate and requested permission to enter. The vehicle and the driver were denied access and the vehicle proceeded to ram the entrance gate. Archived Archived
646 Oct 28 2008 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Project site 1.658501 29.220455 Non-state armed group: National National Congress for the Defence of the People 1 INGO national staff 'magasinier' (warehouse manager) killed when Goma was almost taken by the CNDP, Oct 28. Archived Archived
647 Sep 15 2008 Philippines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5.8506231 120.0284035 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff kidnapped and held for ransom September 15 in Tipo-tipo town; five total aid workers kidnapped, three released same day . The armed men holding the staff were demanding a P7-million ransom. One staff freed at dawn on Oct. 30 after family and the NGO paid Archived Archived
648 Nov 3 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped by gunmen off a neighborhood street Monday; released on 3 December. Archived Archived
650 Nov 5 2008 Somalia 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 1 3 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 5 47 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four INGO international (2 French, 1 Bulgarian and 1 Belgian) staff and 2 Kenyan pilots (not included) kidnapped when a group of 40-50 militiamen with 3 technicals and 3 cars stormed the airstrip, after EC Flight (D-228) landed and finished offloading, taken hostages who were waiting to board the plane destined to Nairobi the two pilots. The INGO guards apparently did not try to repel the attackers and there were suspicions of a possible INGO connection with the kidnappers. Preliminary information indicates that a non-highly ideological Al-Shabab group would be behind the kidnapping. Yes Focal Point
651 Nov 8 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 0.06968 42.74497 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff fatally shot by two gunmen when walking out of a mosque in Jamame, about 275 miles from the capital of Mogadishu. It is unclear who is behind the killings. Archived Archived
652 Nov 12 2008 Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international (American) staff assassinated in his car Wednesday morning. The staff member and his Pakistani driver were shot as their car approached the house in Peshawar where the victim ran a project to bring small-scale projects and jobs to the Federally Administered Tribal Area, a stronghold of the Taliban and Al Qaeda. Pakistani officials in Peshawar said they did not know who was responsible for the shooting at around 8 a.m. in a residential area of the city known as University Town.