Incident Summary:

01/31/2013: Assailants stormed the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) building in Quezon City, Metropolitan Manila province, Philippines. Several police officers, including the head of Quezon City Police District's Station number 2, were injured in the ensuing clash with the perpetrators. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, local reports attributed the incident on the Farmer's Movement of the Philippines (KMP). Sources indicate that during the attack, the KMP demanded that the coconut levy fund be given to actual coconut farmers.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Metropolitan Manila

Quezon City

Location Details:
Occurred At The Department Of Agriculture Building

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC)
Specific Description Office
Nationality of Target Philippines
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Philippine National Police (PNP)
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-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
Farmer's Movement of the Philippines (KMP) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 100
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Militants storm NAPC office; hurt cops," ABS-CBN News, January 31, 2013.