Incident Summary:

07/20/2019: Assailants fired rockets at three naval boats in the Mayu river in Rathedaung, Rakhine, Myanmar. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Arakan Army (AA).

GTD ID:
201907200025

When:
2019-07-20

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Near Rathedaung

Location Details:
The incident occurred 3 km from the city in the Mayu river.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Myanmar Navy
Specific Description Boats
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Two 107-mm Type 63 rockets were used in the attack.
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 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"Myanmar (Burma): AA attacks three naval vessels anchored near Yathedaung," Asia News Monitor, July 23, 2019.