Incident Summary:

08/20/2019: Assailants opened fire and threw grenades at the house of Win Mang in Mong Yang, Shan, Myanmar. Mang, a local militia chief, and his wife were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201908200030

When:
2019-08-20

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Shan

City:
Mong Yang

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description House of Militia Chief: Win Mang
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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-China trade hurt by rebel attacks," Anadolu Agency (AA), August 23, 2019.
"Shan State Village Militia Chief Slain as Conflicts Hinder Myanmar’s Trade With China," Radio Free Asia, August 21, 2019.