Incident Summary:

03/30/2011: On Wednesday evening around 1930, near Yairipok Bazar in Thoubal, Manipur, India, unidentified militants using AK47 rifles, opened fire at the residence of Manipur People’s Party (MPP) President, Nimaichand Luwang. The attack caused minor damage to the main gate of the house, but resulted in no casualties. No group claimed responsibility for this incident.




South Asia

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Location Details:
The attack took place at a house near Yairipok Bazar in Thoubal, Manipur, India.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Manipur People’s Party (MPP)
Specific Description The residence of Manipur People’s Party (MPP) President, Nimaichand Luwang,
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
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
AK 47 rifles 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
Unknown 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
South Asia Terrorism Portal, "School Headmaster injured in Grenade Attack in Manipur," Sangai Express, (March 31, 2011).
Jane’s Intelligence, “Unidentified Militants Attack Politician's Residence in India's Manipur,” Terrorism Watch Report, Sangai Express, March 31, 2011.
Imphal Free Press, “MPP Draws Guns against Attack on Party President; Blames Govt Inaction,” LexisNexis Academic, Hindustan Times, March 31, 2011.