Incident Summary:

01/26/2015: An explosive device detonated in Thoubal district, Manipur state, India. There were no reported casualties in the blast. The People's Liberation Army (India) claimed responsibility for the incident and stated that the attack was carried out in protest of India's Republic day celebrations, which were being held on January 26, 2015.

GTD ID:
201501260066

When:
2015-01-26

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Thoubal district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Wangjing Purana Heitupokpi Mamang Leikai area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target India
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?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
People's Liberation Army (India) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
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."
"Six IED explosions mark R-Day celebration in State," Kangla Online, January 27, 2015."
"RPF claims hand in series of bomb blasts," Kangla Online, January 27, 2015."