Incident Summary:

11/24/2000: In one of two simultaneous attacks, ten men launched an assault on a military barracks approximately 15 kilometers (nine miles) west of the capital. There were no reports of casualties or damage. Police believed that the attack was perpetrated by the anti-government group, Cambodian Freedom Fighters (CFF).




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Phnom Penh

Near Phnom Penh

Location Details:
This incident occurred at a military barracks approximately 15 kilometers west of the capital.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Cambodian Armed Forces
Specific Description A military barracks of the Cambodian Armed Forces
Nationality of Target Cambodia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information This was one of two related attacks (cf. 200011240001-2).
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Cambodian Freedom Fighters (CFF) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 10
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Eight killed, 14 wounded in Cambodian capital fighting,” Agence France Presse, November 24, 2000.
Dan Eaton, “Seven killed in Cambodian capital gunbattles,” Agence France Presse, November 24, 2001
"40 gunmen kill 7, hurt 12 in Cambodia office attack,” Deseret News, November 24, 2000.