Incident Summary:

01/30/2008: Unknown perpetrators detonated a bomb near a fish processing plant in General Santos City, Philippines killing three people and injuring twenty-seven more.

GTD ID:
200801300005

When:
2008-01-30

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

South Cotabato

City:
General Santos

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Fish processing plant
Specific Description Philbest canning factory
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other 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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 27 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 27
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Bomb explosion at fish plant in southern Philippines kills 3, injures 27,” The Associated Press, January 30, 2008.