Incident Summary:

12/14/2016: An explosive device detonated near a First Scout Ranger Regiment convoy in Rorogagus, Lanao del Sur, Philippines. At least five people, including one soldier and four civilians, were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Maute Group.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Lanao del Sur


Location Details:
The incident occurred near Marawi.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity First Scout Ranger Regiment
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target Philippines
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians: Fathma Nawira, Hafi Daluma, Hasbea Daluma
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two roadside bombs containing C4 and nails 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 Adatu Gulam.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Maute Group No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"Philippines: 4 hurt in roadside explosion targeting convoy in Marawi City," ABS CBN News Online, December 14, 2016."
"Philippines: 4 people hurt in Marawi City roadside explosion," GMA News Online, December 14, 2016."
"Soldier, 4 civilians hurt in 2 Marawi blasts," Philippines Daily Inquirer, December 15, 2016."