2019 Yeruham attacks
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|2019 Yeruham attacks|
|Part of the Tsabaran Crisis|
|Date||27 December 2019 |
11.56 - 15.19pm ( )
|Bombings, shootings, hostage crisis|
|Deaths||197 (not including 16 perpetrators)|
Tsabaran Resistance Brigades (logistical support)
|Motive||Opposition to interim unity government|
Retaliation against the 2019 Tsabaran coup d'état
The 2019 Yeruham Attacks (also referred to as 27-12) were a series of terrorist attacks that took place on December 27 2019, when 16 members of Al-Isbah, a terrorist organisation based in Tsabara, carried out 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks lasting four hours across Yeruham. The attacks, which drew widespread global condemnation, began at 11.56am and ended at 15.19pm. A total of 197 people were killed (in addition to the 16 perpetrators) and 398 were injured.
- 1 Background
- 2 Attacks
- 3 Attribution
- 4 Investigation
- 5 Casualties
- 6 Aftermath
- 7 International and domestic reaction
- 8 References
Gideon Yadin station
Saint Jerome Hospital
Ganei Ekron synagogue
Church of the Holy Lady
Yair Rabin Street
Golden Bay and Yeruham Trident Hotels
International and domestic reaction
23x15px Brumah – Prime Minister Sujatha Swaraj responded to the attacks via Twitter and with a public letter from the 25 Botanical Gardens Rd. expressing her concern about the situation and the future of the Tsabaran people. In the letter, she also informed about the government decision to mobilise several members of the Brumhese Self-Defence Forces together with disaster reliefs teams, medical supplies and aliments. 
Garambura – President Muzukuru Chiyangwa expressed his sorrow for the attacks. He later called a meeting of the Congress regarding the Adunis to Mambiza Railway and the consequences of the instability of Tsabara on it.
- Marno Alukiri, "Yeruham Attack: Nation in shock as dust settles", The Le Federaliste, 28 December 2019. Retrieved on 01 January 2020.
- Sujatha Swaraj, "I have instructed our Self-Defence Forces to take aid to the Trantsabaran Federation after the Yeruham attacks in which 197 people were killed (including 15 Brumhese tourists) and several others injured. Read the official press release in primeminister.com.bh/tsabaria-attacks", Sujatha Swaraj, 01 January 2020.
- 25 Botanical Gardens, "Letter from the Prime Minister about the situation in Tsabara and the decisions taken", Sujatha Swaraj, 01 January 2020.
- La Jonquille, "Garamburan president Muzukuru Chiyangwa to call an emergency meeting of Congress to discuss growing tensions in Tsabara and its effect on the Adunis-Mambiza railway.", La Jonquille, 31 December 2019. Retrieved on 02 January 2020.