Incident Summary:

10/4/2007: Factions of Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha - Goit (JTMM-G) from Bara and Parsa districts teamed up to detonate a bomb at the Bishwakarma Cement Factory in Birgunj, Parsa, Nepal, with the group leaders claiming joint responsibility. The cement factory had been defying the group's three-day Madesh banda (strike) in the area. According to police the factory was not damaged.

GTD ID:
200710040020

When:
2007-10-04

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central

City:
Birganj

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Bishwakarma Cement Factory
Specific Description
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite 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
Additional Information JTMM-G Bara commander Agni and Parsa commander Sanjay Singh said they led the attack. The group also claims to have injured a security guard in the attack, but the police refuted this claim. In addition to the bomb that did detonate, police said they found a "burning cylinder" behind the factory, but that they successfully defused it.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
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
Sources
"Mahato led NSP banda cripples life in Birgunj; JTMM-G blasts bomb," ekantipur.com, October 5, 2007