Incident Summary:

11/29/2000: A bomb exploded in a private car at a junction in Yuen Long in the New Territories, Hong Kong. The driver of the car was injured in the explosion. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack and the motive is unknown.



Hong Kong

East Asia

region/u.s. state:

New Territories

Yuen Long

Location Details:
A junction in Yuen Long in the New Territories

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilian
Specific Description A civilian driving a private car in Hong Kong
Nationality of Target Hong Kong
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 Vehicle
Weapon Details
A bomb placed in the vicinity of the front passenger seat of a car
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
Additional Information Authorities suspect that the explosion may have been related to a contract 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 / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Man hurt in suspected car bomb attack," Agence France-Presse, November 29, 2000.
"Man injured in car bomb explosion in H.K.," Kyodo News, November 29, 2000.
"Press digest - Hong Kong - Nov 30," Sing Tao Daily, November 29, 2000.