Incident Summary:

08/30/2019: Assailants fired projectiles at soldiers escorting teachers in Kadday Mampallam, Sulu, Philippines. At least one soldier, identified as Ferdinand Payumo, was injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:


Kadday Mampallam

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT)
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target Philippines
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Special Action Force (SAF)
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target Philippines
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
An M203 grenade launcher and firearms 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 5
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"ARMY SOLDIER WOUNDED IN SAYYAF ATTACK," Manila Times, August 31, 2019.
"Teachers’ convoy ambushed by ASG in Sulu; soldier wounded," Manila Bulletin, August 30, 2019.