Incident Summary:

12/03/2018: Assailants attacked Border Post 64 near the Bangladesh border in Maungdaw district, Rakhine, Myanmar. The ensuing clash lasted until December 4, 2018. The outcome of the attack is unknown. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the Arakan Army (AA).

GTD ID:
201812030029

When:
2018-12-03

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Maungdaw district

Location Details:
The incident occurred along the border with Bangladesh.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of Myanmar
Specific Description Border Post 64
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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
Arakan Army (AA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Myanmar's Rakhine torched anew by insurgent fire," Asia Times Online, January 3, 2019.