Incident Summary:

11/22/2016: Assailants attacked vehicles belonging to local companies in Kutkai district, Shan, Myanmar. Two drivers were killed and an unknown number of people were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), and the National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA-ESSA).




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:


Kutkai district

Location Details:
The incident occurred between Kutkai and Nan Naing.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Vehicles of Local Companies
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Kachin Independence Army (KIA) No
National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA-ESSA) No
Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
"Sporadic explosions fill Myanmar northern state in third-day clashes," Xinhua General News Service, November 22, 2016.