Incident Summary:

03/15/2017: Assailants attacked Hinimbangan village in Agusan del Norte, Philippines. There were no reported casualties in the raid. This was one of three successive attacks on the same village on the same day. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attacks to the New People's Army (NPA).




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Agusan del Norte


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Kitcharao district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Hinimbangan Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 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
"350 people flee as suspected NPA rebels storm village in Agusan Norte," Philippines News Agency, March 16, 2017.
"Families displaced as Reds attack Agusan Norte village," Manila Times, March 16, 2017.
"89 families in Agusan Sur displaced by NPA atrocities," Philippines Daily Tribune, March 16, 2017.