Incident Summary:

05/31/2007: A homemade bomb was detonated in the Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, at platform No. 8 of Kamalapur Railway Station. No one was hurt and no one has taken responsibility for the attack. Another live bomb was found at the scene.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Near Dhaka

Location Details:
No. 8 Platform of the Kamalapur Railway Station

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Kamalapur Railway Station
Specific Description No. 8 Platform
Nationality of Target Bangladesh
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 Unknown Explosive Type
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 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
“Bomb explodes in Bangladeshi capital, injuring none,” Xinhua General News Service, May 31, 2007.
“Police: Homemade bomb explodes in main Bangladesh train station; no casualties,” Associated Press Worldstream, May 31, 2007.
“A bomb explodes with big bang, none injured,” United News of Bangledesh, May 31, 2007.