Incident Summary:

09/09/2015: Assailants attacked a village in Bayasong area, Lutayan town, Sultan Kudarat province, Philippines. Five people, including a council member and a village chair, were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Sultan Kudarat


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Bayasong area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Bayasong Area
Specific Description Area
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"MILF rebels attack village: 5 hurt," Tempo, September 11, 2015.
"MILF attacks Sultan Kudarat village, wounds five," Philippines Daily Inquirer, September 10, 2015.
"Philippines: MILF members suspected of attack on town," Global English (Middle East and North Africa Financial Network), September 10, 2015.