Incident Summary:

06/06/2000: A bomb exploded in a bus terminal near the morning market in Vientiane, Laos. Three persons were injured in the incident. Members of the Hmong ethnic group was suspected of being behind all these violent incidents.

GTD ID:
200006060004

When:
2000-06-06

Country:
Laos

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Vientiane (Prefecture)

City:
Vientiane

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Vientiane Bus Terminals
Specific Description A Bus Terminal in Vientiane
Nationality of Target Laos
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Laos: Two Killed in Bomb Blast at Vientiane Bus Terminal", Bangkok The Nation Channel Television, June 06, 2000."
"Laos: Bus Terminal Bomb Injures 3 in Vientiane; Vietnamese Troops Seen", Melbourne Radio Australia, June 06, 2000."