Incident Summary:

07/21/2017: Security forces discovered and safely detonated an explosive device in a house intended to target military personnel in Marawi, Lanao del Sur, Philippines. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Maute Group and the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).

GTD ID:
201707210038

When:
2017-07-21

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Lanao del Sur

City:
Marawi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)
Specific Description Soliders
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive 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
Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) No
Maute Group 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
"Troops clear Marawi conflict zone of bombs," Philippines News Agency, July 25, 2017.