Incident Summary:

12/29/2011: An explosive device detonated in the Rose Cold Store in Chandranigahapur, Rautahat district, Narayani Zone, Nepal. A small child was wounded in the blast and the store was slightly damaged. Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201112290027

When:
2011-12-29

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central

City:
Chandanigahapur

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Small business
Specific Description The Rose Cold Store owned by Kaluman Shahi, a local citizen
Nationality of Target Nepal
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/Bombs/Dynamite Time Fuse
Weapon Details
A time bomb hidden in the bathroom
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
Additional Information The injured child was the daughter of the store owner.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
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
Sources
"Kid hurt in blast," The Himalayan Times, December 29, 2011.
"Bomb explosion injures one in Rautahat," Hindustan Times, December 29, 2011.