Incident Summary:

10/01/2017: Assailants set fire to farm equipment near Tacuati, San Pedro, Paraguay. There were no reported casualties in the attack. The Paraguayan People's Army (EPP) claimed responsibility for the incident.




South America

region/u.s. state:

San Pedro

Near Tacuati

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Equipment
Nationality of Target Paraguay
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Paraguayan People's Army (EPP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Paraguay Mennonite Group Stops Work, Protests Rebel Attacks," ABC Color Digital, October 3, 2017.
"They find tractors incinerated next to pamphlet that would aludir to the EPP,", October 1, 2017.
"They will study pamphlet left by strangers after burning of tractors,", October 1, 2017.