Incident Summary:

08/14/2014: Assailants attacked a joint military and police patrol near Amargura village, Ayacucho region, Peru. A soldier was killed and two civilians were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201408140076

When:
2014-08-14

Country:
Peru

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ayacucho

City:
Amargura

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Peruvian Armed Forces
Specific Description Joint Patrol
Nationality of Target Peru
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians: Wiliam Villantay, Luz Huaman
Nationality of Target Peru
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Rifle/Shotgun (non-automatic)
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 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
Sources
"Soldier and Two Civilians Wounded in Ambush in Peru," Latin American Herald Tribune, August 15, 2014."