Incident Summary:

02/26/2009: On Thursday, in one of three related attacks, assailants detonated a bomb at the Congress Party office in Imphal East, Manipur, India, damaging the office but causing no injuries. A second bomb was detonated at the Congress Party office inBishnupur, Manipur, India; and a third bomb was detonated at the Congress Party office in Thoubal, Manipur, India. The Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council (KCP-MC) claimed responsibility.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The attack occurred at a Congress Party Office in Imphal east.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Indian National Congress
Specific Description A Congress Party Office
Nationality of Target India
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Unknown explosives were 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) Military Council Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
National Counterterrorism Center, "Three Political Party Offices Damaged in Bombings by KCP-MC in Imphal East, Manipur, India; Bishnupur, Manipur, India; and Thoubal, Manipur, India," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, December10, 2009.
Janeâs Intelligence, "Unidentified Militants Attack Political Office in India's Manipur," Terrorism Watch Report, February 27, 2009.