Incident Summary:

06/03/2007: Jamulal Thausan, a worker for the Assam State Electrical Board, and one unidentified member of the Dima Halom Daogah (Nunisa) (DHD (N)) militant group were shot and killed by an unknown number of suspected members of Dima Halao Daoga (DHD) with small arms in Maibong, North Cachar Hills District, Assam State, India. DHD Later claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Indian civilians
Specific Description Jamulal Thausan
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Additional Information The attack was likely the result of an ongoing feud between the anti-Congress Party DHD (J) and the pro-Congress Party DHD (N). DHD (J) finance secretary Prai Khang Damasa claimed his group’s responsibility for the attack in a statement to Dainik Janambhumi (Guwahati) on June 5.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Dima Halao Daoga (DHD) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
“Highlights: northeast Indian press 3-6 June 2007,” India – OSC Summary, June 6, 2007.
“Two ruling party leaders killed in India’s Assam state 4 Jun,” The Telegraph (Calcutta), June 5, 2007.