GTD ID:
199112160010

When:
1991-12-16

Country:
Colombia

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Cauca

City:
Caloto

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Catholic Church
Specific Description Catholic Prayer Service Dinner for Indians
Nationality of Target Colombia
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
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
Right-wing extremists Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 60
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 20 Fatalities / 10 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 20
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 10
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources