Incident Summary:

11/03/2019: Assailants opened fire on three village elders at Nam Khong Restaurant in Kyaukme, Shan, Myanmar. Sai Tun Yin, Mong Ting village tract administrator, Sai Aung Thein, and Sai Then Han, a former Loi Oui village head, were all killed in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Loi Oui
Specific Description Former Village Head: Sai Then Han
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Mong Ting
Specific Description Village Tract Administrator: Sai Tun Yin
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Village Elder: Sai Aung Thein
Nationality of Target Myanmar
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
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 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
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
"BOLD ASSASSINS Peace and political resolution may be only path to end deadly trend," Mizzima Business Weekly, November 28, 2019.