Incident Summary:

02/11/2017: Assailants opened fire on military personnel in San Isidro, Agusan del Norte, Philippines. Three people, including a soldier and two civilians, were killed and three civilians were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the New People's Army (NPA).

GTD ID:
201702110032

When:
2017-02-11

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Agusan del Norte

City:
Near San Isidro

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Sarog area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)
Specific Description Soldier
Nationality of Target Philippines
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages 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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
New People's Army (NPA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"3 dead after NPA attacks soldiers in Agusan del Norte," Rappler, February 12, 2017."
"NPAs suffering tactical defeat - AFP.(National)," Manila Bulletin, February 14, 2017."
"Philippines: 3 dead in clashes with Maoist rebels," Anadolu Ajansi, February 12, 2017."