Incident Summary:

03/30/2011: On Wednesday evening around 1800, at Kwakeithel Thiyam Awang Leikai in Imphal West, Manipur, India, unidentified militants lobbed a hand grenade at the house of a Primary School headmaster, Laishram Ratan. The attack caused an unknown amount of property damage to the house, but the headmaster was injured. No group claimed responsibility for this incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The attack took place at the house of a school headmaster at Kwakeithel Thiyam Awang Leikai in Imphal West, Manipur, India.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity
Specific Description The house of a Primary School headmaster, Laishram Ratan,
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
South Asia Terrorism Portal, "School Headmaster injured in Grenade Attack in Manipur," Sangai Express, (March 31, 2011).
Jane’s Intelligence, “Grenade Attack Wounds Headmaster in India's Manipur,” Terrorism Watch Report, Sangai Express, March 31, 2011.
Imphal Free Press, “One Injured in Blast,” LexisNexis Academic, Hindustan Times, March 30, 2011.