Incident Summary:

12/09/2016: Assailants opened fire on a vehicle transporting Panamtaon Mantikayan in Banisilan, North Cotabato, Philippines. At least two people were killed and five others, including Mantikayan, a local village chairperson, were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201612090030

When:
2016-12-09

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Cotabato

City:
Banisilan

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Busaon
Specific Description Vehicle of Village Chairperson: Panamtaon Mantikayan
Nationality of Target Philippines
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
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Assault rifles were used in the attack.
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 Lumayun Pukut Alayudan, Alinor Mantikayan, Beduh Mantikayan, Sarah Tekumeh, Moy Saligan, and Mohaimen Saligan.
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 2 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"2 killed, 5 wounded in NCotabato ambush," Manila Times (Philippines), December 11, 2016."