Incident Summary:

08/05/2017: Assailants shelled the village of Marantao, Lanao del Sur, Philippines. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Maute Group.

GTD ID:
201708060019

When:
2017-08-05

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Lanao del Sur

City:
Marantao

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Marantao district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Marantao
Specific Description Town
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Mortars 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
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
"Philippines: AFP: Marawi ops down to 'last square kilometer'," Malaya Business Insight Online, August 6, 2017.
"Asia: US Army ASD Philippine Terrorist Media Weekly Wrap-up 6 - 12 August 2017," Summary, August 17, 2017.