GTD ID:
199508310006

When:
1995-08-31

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Chandigarh

City:
Chandigarh

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity State Gov't
Specific Description Punjab state chief minister, Beant Singh
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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
Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 16 Fatalities / 30 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 16
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 30
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources