Incident Summary:

01/26/2015: An explosive device detonated near railways tracks in Digboi town, Assam state, India. There were no reported casualties in the blast. This was one of two similar attacks in Digboi town on January 26, 2015. Both the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and the People's Liberation Army (India) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201501260057

When:
2015-01-26

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Assam

City:
Digboi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Indian Railways
Specific Description Railway Tracks
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
People's Liberation Army (India) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
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
"No security lapse, says Gaikhangam," Calcutta Telegraph, January 27, 2015."
"Two blasts in Assam on R-Day, no casualty reported," Hindustan Times, January 26, 2015."