Incident Summary:

08/17/2019: Assailants fired rockets targeting a battalion headquarters in Kyaume, Shan, 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), the National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA-ESSA), and the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

GTD ID:
201908170025

When:
2019-08-17

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Shan

City:
Kyaume

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of Myanmar
Specific Description Battalion Headquarters
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Three rocket-propelled grenades 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
National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA-ESSA) No
Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) 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
"Three-member alliance continues attacks," Mizzima News, August 19, 2019.