GTD ID:
198411200002

When:
1984-11-20

Country:
Sri Lanka

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern

City:
Chavakachcheri

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity
Specific Description Police Station and adjoining barracks
Nationality of Target Sri Lanka
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
Weapon Details
Bomb; Automatic firearm
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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Tamils Rebels Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 50
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 29 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 29
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources