Incident Summary:

09/00/2015: Sometime between September 1, 2015 and September 15, 2015, assailants attacked and killed a civilian near Salubunga village, Central Sulawesi province, Indonesia. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Mujahidin Indonesia Timur (MIT) and stated that the attack was carried out in revenge for an encounter between police and the group in August.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Central Sulawesi

Near Salubunga

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian
Nationality of Target Indonesia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
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
Mujahidin Indonesia Timur (MIT) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Santoso terrorists accused of 3 murders in C. Sulawesi," Jakarta Post, September 17, 2015.