Incident Summary:

11/09/2015: Assailants attacked a military command in Mong Naung village, Kyay Thee township, Loilem district, Shan state, Myanmar. It is unknown whether there were any casualties in the incident. This was one of two attacks on police and military forces in Mong Naung on the same day. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incidents to the Shan State Army - North (SSA-N).

GTD ID:
201511090061

When:
2015-11-09

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Shan

City:
Mong Naung

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of Myanmar
Specific Description Outpost
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident represent a division of a cumulative total of killed and wounded across incidents 201511090060 and 201511090061. Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Shan State Army - North (SSA-N) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 120
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Thailand: Fresh fighting in Myanmar after poll," Bangkok Post Online, November 19, 2015."
"Burma: Shan State Ethnic Rebel Subgroup Exchange Gunfire With Government Army," Ministry of Information, November 11, 2015."
"Mong Naung Conflicts: Tatmadaw Launches Counter Attack," Myanmar International TV, November 10, 2015."