Incident Summary:

03/01/2016: Assailants opened fire on employees of a Chinese company in Phoukhoune district, Louangphrabang, Laos. At least one worker was killed and three others were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201603010064

When:
2016-03-01

Country:
Laos

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Louangphrabang

City:
Phoukhoune district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Shed of Company
Nationality of Target China
Additional Information
Hostages 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"One Chinese killed, three injured in Laos in militant attack," Xinhua News Agency, March 2, 2016."
"One Chinese worker killed in Laos 'militant' attack - Xinhua," Reuters UK, March 2, 2016."
"Gunmen in Laos kill Chinese national," Hong Kong Standard, March 2, 2016."