Incident Summary:

08/08/2001: Two grenades were thrown at the headquarters of the National United Front for an Independent, Neutral, Peaceful, and Cooperative Cambodia (FUNCINPEC) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by unidentified perpetrators. Two people were injured in this incident.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity National United Front for an Independent, Neutral, Peaceful, and Cooperative Cambodia (FUNCINPEC)
Specific Description Headquarters
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 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 No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
“Attack on FUNCINPEC headquarters said stemming from internal conflicts,” Chakkraval, August 12, 2001.
“Attacks on hotels, FUNCINPEC headquarters in Phnom Penh come from sole source,” Reaksmei Kampuchea, August 12, 2001.
“FUNCINPEC Party appeals for hand grenade attackers arrest,” Reaksmei Kampuchea, August 12, 2001.