Incident Summary:

03/13/2017: An assailant threw a grenade at the front of a police station in Buluwalto, Bulacan, Philippines. A police officer was injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201703130038

When:
2017-03-13

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bulacan

City:
Buluwalto

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Police Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC)
Specific Description Police Station
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 Grenade
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 officer Nelson Mendoza.
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 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Cop hurt in grenade blast near Bulacan police station," Philippines Daily Inquirer, March 14, 2017."