Incident Summary:

04/07/2008: On Monday afternoon at 1300 in Inarwa, Sunsari, Nepal, unknown assailants threw a bomb at a grocer shop during a motorcycle rally held by the Nepali Congress, injuring two civilians. No further damage was reported and the Janatantric Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM-J) and the Madhesi Mukti Tigers claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200804070019

When:
2008-04-07

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Eastern

City:
Inarwa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description A grocery shop
Nationality of Target Nepal
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/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Unknown explosives were used in the attack.
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- Jwala Singh (JTMM-J) (suspected) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Madhesi Mukti Tigers (MMT) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Triton Reports, "Militants Threw IED", Triton Reports, July 7, 2008.
Triton Reports, "Militants Threw IED", Triton Reports, July 7, 2008.
BBC Monitoring South Asia, "Blast Near Nepali Congress Assembly Venue Injures One", LexisNexis Academic, BBC Monitoring South Asia, April 7, 2008.