GTD ID:
197905300003

When:
1979-05-30

Country:
Thailand

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Udon Thani

City:
Nam Som district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity
Specific Description army patrol
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Explosive; Automatic firearm; Rocket propelled grenades
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Communists Guerrillas Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 60
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 27 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 27
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources