GTD ID:
198411030006

When:
1984-11-03

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Surigao del Sur

City:
Lianga

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity
Specific Description Command Post of Alpha Co., 28th Infantry Battalion
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
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Grenades; Molotov cocktail; Automatic firearms
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 200
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 58 Fatalities / 21 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 58
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 21
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources