Incident Summary:

02/03/2006: A local Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader was seriously injured in Amanatpur village of the Khulna Division after three bombs were hurled at him. After the attack, a man claiming to be an organizer for the Al-Qaida network in the Khulna Division claimed responsibility for the attack, as well as another attack that occurred on the same day in which two bombs were hurled at Rashid Agrofood, a rice mill owned by a BNP leader.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Specific Description BNP leader Azim Uddin
Nationality of Target Bangladesh
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Qaida Network for Southwestern Khulna Division (suspected) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
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
“B’desh Ruling Party Leader Injured in Bomb Attack,” Press Trust of India, February 4, 2006.
“Al-Qaidah Claims Responsibility for Bangladesh Blast 3 February,” Prothom Alo, February 4, 2006.