Incident Summary:

10/17/2000: Two rockets were fired at the home of a former Khmer Rouge commander in Pailin, Cambodia, near the Thai border. No casualties were reported as a result of the incident. It was unknown who was responsible for the incident.

GTD ID:
200010170002

When:
2000-10-17

Country:
Cambodia

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Battambang

City:
Pailin

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Former Khmer Rouge Commander
Specific Description Y Chhien
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 Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Additional Information The incident was suspected to be a personal dispute.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Rockets fired at ex-Khmer Rouge commander's house," Agence France Presse, October 18, 2000.