Incident Summary:

1/25/2008: Four policemen were injured when four bombs went off simultaneously in the heart of Rajbiraj, Saptari, Nepal. The injured police were taken to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries is unknown. Both Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha - Jwala Singh (JTMM-J) and Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha - Goit (JTMM-G) claimed responsibility for the attack. The motive behind the attack is unknown.

GTD ID:
200801250009

When:
2008-01-25

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Eastern

City:
Rajbiraj

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Rajbiraj police
Specific Description Four policemen
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Jwala Singh (JTMM-J) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Four policemen hurt in blasts in Eastern Nepal," Press Trust of India, January 25, 2008