Incident Summary:

10/19/2007: A bomb detonated within a shopping mall in commercial district of Manila Makati, Philippines. Eight people were killed and upwards of 130 were injured. Damage was sustained to three stories of the structure. No group claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200710190015

When:
2007-10-19

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Metropolitian Manila

City:
Makati City

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Major (likely > $1 million but < $1 billion)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 8 Fatalities / 130 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 8
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 130
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Terrorism, 2005-2007: A Chronology (Westport, CT: Praeger Security International)