Incident Summary:

03/13/2017: Security forces discovered and defused four explosive devices in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao, Philippines. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attempted attack to the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM).

GTD ID:
201703130001

When:
2017-03-13

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Maguindanao

City:
Datu Salibo district

Location Details:
The incident occurred on a road in the Gawang village.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Four roadside bombs 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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Philippines: Highlights of Terrorist, Counterterrorist Activities 1-15 March 2017," Summary, March 1, 2017."
"300 families flee as troops pursue BIFF in Maguindanao.(Mindanao)," Manila Bulletin, March 14, 2017."