Incident Summary:

05/19/2014: An explosive device, targeting soldiers investigating an earlier attack, detonated in Bango Sato subdistrict, Narathiwat province, Thailand. Five soldiers were wounded in the blast. This was one of two similar attacks in Bango Sato subdistrict on May 19, 2014. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201405190005

When:
2014-05-19

Country:
Thailand

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Narathiwat

City:
Near Bango Sato

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Thahan Phran
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Soldier killed, 13 hurt in southern Thailand violence," Malaysian Insider, May 19, 2014."
"Thailand: Rangers injured in Narathiwat attacks," The Nation Online, May 19, 2014."
"Southern Thailand: Social Media Weekly Highlights 14-20 May 2014," OSC Summary, May 14, 2014."