Incident Summary:

04/11/2006: United People's Democratic Solidarity (UPDS) members opened fire on a group of Congress supporters in the Satgaon area of India around 7:00 a.m., critically injuring one of them. The injured person was identified as Bikram Sing Timung.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Congress Party of India
Specific Description Congress Party supporters in Satagaon area
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Additional Information The police had received complaints against the Karbi outfit about militants trying to force villagers to vote for a particular candidate. The attack came against the backdrop of the shooting of Thong Teron, a top leader of the militant United People's Democratic Solidarity, in which police stated happened in response to his attack on Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council executive member Sing Teron.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
United People's Democratic Solidarity (UPDS) 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
“India: Assam Congress Party Member's Bodyguard Shoots Dead Top Militant Leader,” Calcutta The Telegraph (Internet Version-WWW) in English, April 12, 2006.