GTD ID:
197912240002

When:
1979-12-24

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Zamboanga del Sur

City:
Zamboanga City

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description Busy street, Xmas shoppers (Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 200 *)
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Weapon Details
Grenades
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 6 Fatalities / 28 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 28
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources