Incident Summary:

01/20/2006: A bomb went off near a DTAC mobile-phone tower in Thailand’s Narathiwat Province, killing Manor Binyasing, and damaging or destroying the tower. The perpetrators were believed to be Muslim insurgents, and it was unknown if the man killed was one of them. The name of the city in which the attack took place was not reported and there were no reported claims of responsibility for the attack.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The name of the city where the attack took place was not reported.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Telecommunication
Name of Entity DTAC
Specific Description Mobile phone tower
Nationality of Target Thailand
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 Remote Trigger
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 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
“Bomb kills former insurgent and man shot dead in South,” The Nation (Internet Version), January 21, 2006.
“Thai Police Say 2 Shot Dead, 1 Killed in Bomb Blast in Southern Provinces,” AFP, January 20, 2006.
“Bomb Triggered by Malaysian Mobile Phone Explodes, Killing One in Southern Thailand,” Associated Press Worldstream, January 20, 2006.