Incident Summary:

03/01/2018: Assailants shot and killed Bobby Llamansares and Lory Lozada Castor, two police assets, in Pulot Interior, Sofronio Espanola, Palawan, Philippines. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the New People's Army (NPA).

GTD ID:
201803010015

When:
2018-03-01

Country:
Philippines

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Palawan

City:
Pulot Interior

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Sofronio Espanola district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Philippine National Police (PNP)
Specific Description Police Assets: Bobby Llamansares, Lory Lozada Castor
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
New People's Army (NPA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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: The Daily Tribune News - Reds kill 2 police assets in Palawan," The Daily Tribune Online, March 2, 2018.
"Revision: Philippines: Highlights of Terrorist, Counterterrorist Activities 01-09 March 2018," Summary, March 1, 2018.