Incident Summary:

12/02/2018: Assailants opened fire at a People's Militia Forces (PMFs) camp in Muse district, Shan, Myanmar. At least three border guards were killed and two guards were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201812020003

When:
2018-12-02

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Shan

City:
Muse district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity People's Militia Forces (PMFs)
Specific Description Camp
Nationality of Target Myanmar
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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"SHAN STATE," Mizzima Business Weekly, December 20, 2018.
"Three Militia Members Killed in Northern...," Bnionline.net, December 7, 2018.
"Burma: State PAS Latest News 4 December 2018," US Embassy Public Affairs Section, December 4, 2018.