Incident Summary:

01/11/2019: Assailants shot and killed four civilians in San Antonio, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources suspected that the Popular Liberation Army (EPL) was involved in the attack.




South America

region/u.s. state:

Valle del Cauca

San Antonio

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians: Silvio Jose Bravo, Jose Ancizar Bravo, Jhonny Bravo,
Nationality of Target Colombia
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
Additional Information Fidencio Bravo was also killed in the attack.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Popular Liberation Army (EPL) (suspected) Los Pelusos No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
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
"Colombia Guerrilla Update: Armed Group Downs Helicopter in Hacari, Norte de Santander," Summary, January 14, 2019.
"Colombia military/guerrilla roundup 14 January 2019," BBC Monitoring, January 14, 2019.