On the morning of 11 June 2023, more than a dozen gunmen attacked two police stations and took several hostages in the Ea Tieu and Ea Ktur communes, located in Dak Lak province approximately 350 km (215 mi) northeast of the capital Ho Chi Minh City. The assailants killed at least nine people and injured several others in the attacks. Police officers freed at least two people held hostage by the assailants, while another hostage escaped. Police officers detained at least 26 individuals in relation to the attacks.