Incident Summary:

08/25/2017: Assailants attacked and killed a government informant in Maungdaw, Rakhine, Myanmar. This was one of four similar incidents in Maungdaw on the same day. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

GTD ID:
201708260002

When:
2017-08-25

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Maungdaw

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Government Informant
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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
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
"Death toll tops 100 in Myanmar's Rakhine as bloodshed continues," Japan Economic Newswire, August 27, 2017.
"Violence continues in Myanmar's Rakhine State," Hindustan Times, August 26, 2017.