GTD ID:
198310200006

When:
1983-10-20

Country:
Peru

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ayacucho

City:
Huisa

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 Village of Huisa
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Dynamite/TNT
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Dynamite; Automatic firearm
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 150
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 10 Fatalities / 20 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 10
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 20
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources