Incident Summary:

02/01/2018: Assailants opened fire on a joint team of military and police personnel between Bolinsong and Ingud, Lanao del Sur, Philippines. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Lanao del Sur

Near Ingud

Location Details:
The incident occurred between Bolinsong and Ingud.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Philippine Army (PA)
Specific Description Joint Vehicles
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
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
M14 and M16 assault rifles 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 10
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
"Asia: US Army ASD Philippine Terrorist Media Weekly Wrap-up 28 January - 3 February 2018," Summary, February 7, 2018.
"Philippines: Highlights of Terrorist, Counterterrorist Activities 1-8 February 2018," Summary, February 1, 2018.