Incident Summary:

11/20/2016: Assailants launched artillery shells at Wending, Yunnan, China. This was one of two related attacks in the area on this date. One civilian was injured across both attacks. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incidents to the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA-ESSA).

GTD ID:
201611200064

When:
2016-11-20

Country:
China

Region:
East Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Yunnan

City:
Wending

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Wending Town
Specific Description Town
Nationality of Target China
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Artillery was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers represent a division of the total number of those wounded across incidents 201611200064 and 201611200065.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Kachin Independence Army (KIA) No
National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA-ESSA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Burma: Kachin rebels waging 'limited war' in battle for Muse," Democratic Voice of Burma Online, November 24, 2016.