GTD ID:
198408270006

When:
1984-08-27

Country:
Peru

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ancash

City:
Pampacancha

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description town of Pampacancha
Nationality of Target Peru
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages Unknown
US Hostages 0
Hours of Kidnapping 0
Days of Kidnapping 1
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 40 Fatalities / 14 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 40
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 14
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources