Incident Summary:

12/06/2014: Assailants attempted to kidnap the wife of a Civilian Active Auxiliary (CAA) member in New Visayas village, Davao Oriental province, Philippines. The victim was able to alert nearby soldiers who, then, thwarted the abduction. There were no reports of casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed it to the New People's Army (NPA).

GTD ID:
201412060050

When:
2014-12-06

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Davao Oriental

City:
New Visayas

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Civilian Active Auxiliary (CAA)
Specific Description Wife of Soldier
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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
New People's Army (NPA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Army troops capture NPA rebels' camp in Davao Oriental," Philippines News Agency, December 7, 2014."
"Army, rebels clash in Davao Oriental," Manila Bulletin, December 7, 2014."