Incident Summary:

03/14/2017: Assailants opened fire on Chiqui Sumait in San Fabian, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Sumait, a village chief, was killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201703140021

When:
2017-03-14

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nueva Ecija

City:
San Fabian

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of San Fabian
Specific Description Village Chair: Chiqui Sumait
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Ecija village chief shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen," Philippines Daily Inquirer, March 15, 2017."