GTD ID:
198310090001

When:
1983-10-09

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rangoon

City:
Rangoon

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity
Specific Description shrine for Burmese marytrs ceremony
Nationality of Target South Korea
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
Weapon Details
Explosive
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
North Korean involvement commandos Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 21 Fatalities / 50 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 21
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 50
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources