Incident Summary:

09/19/2000: A grenade was tossed by two men on a motorcycle at phone booth. Four people were killed and nine injured in the attack.

GTD ID:
200009190002

When:
2000-09-19

Country:
Cambodia

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Phnom Penh

City:
Phnom Penh

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Telecommunication
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Citizens of Phnom Penh
Nationality of Target Cambodia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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 Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 9 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 9
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Four Killed, 9 Injured in Phnom Penh Grenade Attack," Phnom Penh Reaksmei Kampuchea, September 22, 2000.