Incident Summary:

04/14/2009: On Tuesday, in Deuthai, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India, assailants threw a grenade at the residence of a Congress party leader, causing no casualties or damage. No group claimed responsibility, but authorities believed the Karbi Longri North Cachar Liberation Front (KLNLF) was responsible.

GTD ID:
200904140009

When:
2009-04-14

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Assam

City:
Karbi Anglong district

Location Details:
The attack took place at the residence of a Congress party leader in Deuthai, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Congress Party
Specific Description The residence of a Congress party leader was the target.
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Weapon Details
A grenade was 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
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
Press Trust of India, "KLNLF Calls Off 48-Hr Bandh," LexisNexis Academic, Press Trust of India, April 14, 2009.
National Counterterrorism Center, "One Residence Targeted in Grenade Attack by Suspected KLNLF in Karbi Anglong, Assam, India," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, December 18, 2009.