Incident Summary:

07/17/2014: Four explosive devices were discovered and safely defused in Bajragada area, Odisha state, India. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Maoists.

GTD ID:
201407170071

When:
2014-07-17

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Odisha

City:
Bajragada

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Border Security Force (BSF)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Four three kg tiffin bombs made with eight electric detonators, ammonium nitrate, Cordex and electric wire with switches (defused) was 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
Maoists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
Sources
"BSF Unearths Maoist Bombs in Rayagada," New Indian Express, July 18, 2014."