Incident Summary:

09/00/2017: Sometime between September 2, 2017 and September 4, 2017, assailants raided Dingar, Rakhine, Myanmar. There were no reported casualties. This was one of six related attacks targeting villages in Maungdaw district within this period and one of three incidents across which at least 90 houses were set on fire. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents; however, sources attributed the attacks to the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA).

GTD ID:
201709030021

When:
2017-09-03

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Dingar

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Maungdaw district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Dingar Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) 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
"Extremist terrorists set fire on hundreds of houses in northern Myanmar," Xinhua General News Service, September 4, 2017.