Incident Summary:

08/14/2008: On Thursday, a bomb made with batteries, flexible wires and detonators was planted at Parokhowa market by suspected Karbi Longri North Cachar Liberation Front militants in Karbi Anglong, Assam, India. The bomb was recovered before it could explode.

GTD ID:
200808140008

When:
2008-08-14

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Assam

City:
Parakhowa

Location Details:
The bomb was placed at Parokhowa market in Karbi Anglong, Assam, India.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity
Specific Description The target was unknown.
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosive device made with batteries, flexible wires and a detonator was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Karbi Longri North Cachar Liberation Front (KLNLF) (suspected) 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
Sources
Lexis Nexis, "Explosives Found," Hindustan Times, August 14, 2008.
South Asia Terrorism Portal, "Two Bombs Recovered in Assam," South Asia Terrorism Portal, http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/detailed_news.asp?date1=8/15/2008#1.