Incident Summary:

12/27/2018: Assailants attacked security forces near Mong Pan, Shan, Myanmar. The soldiers sustained an unknown number of casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources suspected that the incident was carried out by the Shan State Army - South (SSA-S) which the group denied.

GTD ID:
201812270030

When:
2018-12-27

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Shan

City:
Mong Pan

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Loilen district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Myanmar Army
Specific Description Personnel
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Shan State Army - South (SSA-S) (suspected) 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 Press Council Demands Military Provide Contacts For Journalists Covering Conflict," Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2018.