Incident Summary:

01/15/2001: Seven were killed and 16 injured when unknown gunmen opened fire on a group of people leaving a NDA meeting in Bihar, India.

GTD ID:
200101150001

When:
2001-01-15

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bihar

City:
Rosera

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity National Democratic Alliance (NDA)
Specific Description Meeting
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
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 24
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 7 Fatalities / 16 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 16
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Indranil Singh, “Armed Gunmen Kill Seven at Political Meeting,” Associated Press, January 15, 2001.
“Gunmen Open Fire on Meeting in India Killing Seven, Injuring 16,” Agence France Presse, January 16, 2001.
“India: 2 NDA Leaders Among 7 Killed, 50 Injured in Attack in Bihar,” All India Radio Home News Service, January 16, 2001.