Incident Summary:

07/30/2016: Assailants opened fire on a wedding in Kawayan, Bukidnon, Philippines. At least one person was killed and seven people were injured in the attack No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the New Indigenous People's Army.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:


Near Kawayan

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Tibugawan area.

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 Wedding
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
Additional Information The victims included Makinit Gayoran, Boras Sedom, and Kambo Bangonan.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
New Indigenous People's Army No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 12
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Pregnant woman dies in wedding assault," Tempo, August 1, 2016.
"Tribal leaders given time to solve Bukidnon shooting," Sun Star Network, August 1, 2016.
"Philippines: Pregnant woman killed, 7 others, including 5 kids, wounded as militia fire on wedding party,", July 30, 2016.