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Paraguayan People's Army (EPP)

The Terrorist group "Paraguayan People's Army (EPP)" is an almost insignificant association in a worldwide comparison. Since 2010 it is active in Paraguay, Colombia and Argentina. In the years 2012 to 2016 alone, a total of 56 terrorist acts with 30 killed people were registered.

The most frequently affected targets were Business and Police. The most common forms of terrorism were Armed Assault and Kidnapping.

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Comparison by country

Number of attacks since 2010

Only those acts of terrorism were evaluated, in which the terrorist organisation Paraguayan People's Army (EPP) claimed the main responsibility. There may well be further attacks on which Paraguayan People's Army (EPP) has declared itself to be a subordinate group or in which a subordinate role has been identified by the authorities. These cases are not covered here.



attack targets



Type of attacks



Paraguay 2010 to 2016

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Concepcion3111216
San Pedro2119132
Unknown4207
Asuncion2000
Caazapa1001
Amambay1002
Canindeyu1000


Colombia 2010

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Canindeyu1100


Argentina 2016

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Misiones1001


All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database. For the definition of a terrorist act see the introduction of our terrorism pages.