Incident Summary:

02/27/2009: On Friday around 1930 in Cubao, Quezon City, nine people, including a 13-year-old boy, were injured when two motorcycle-riding men lobbed a hand grenade at a group of bystanders at No. 231 Fermin Garcia Street, at the corner of Notradame Street in the village of Silangan, Cubao. No group claimed the responsibility.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Metropolitan Manila

Quezon City

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Bagong Silangan neighborood of the city

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Grenade
Weapon Details
A grenade was used in the attack.
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
Additional Information The most recent available sources listed the injuries for this attack from 9 to 10, so the majority figures have been used in order to preserve statistical accuracy in the database.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 9 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 9
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Abigail Kwok, "Nine Injured in Cubao Grenade Attack," Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 27, 2009.
Abigail Kwok, "Ten Injured in Cubao Grenade Attack," Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 27, 2009.