GTD ID:
198301200013

When:
1983-01-20

Country:
Peru

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ayacucho

City:
Pampa Cangallo

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Peru
Specific Description Town of Pampa Cangallo
Nationality of Target Peru
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Unknown
Weapon Details
Automatic firearm; Assault
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
Shining Path (SL) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 25
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 20 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 20
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources