Incident Summary:

12/30/2011:In front of the Thai Rath Witthaya 52 school in Ban Ton Phai the Yarang district of Pattani, Thailand, a homemade bomb exploded wounding two soldiers. The soldiers were part of a group of six who were providing security for teachers in the area. The bomb itself was hidden by a tree near the road. No claim of responsibility was made.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:


Ban Ton Phai

Location Details:
In front of the Thai Rath Witthaya 52 school in the Yarang district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Military
Specific Description Soldiers escorting teachers
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Homemade bomb
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 / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Soldiers wounded by Pattani bomb," Bangkok Post, December 30, 2011.
"SOUTH- Soldiers, rangers hurt in gunfights, bomb blasts," Bangkok Post, December 31, 2011.
"Three soldiers wounded in Thailand's South in Separate Incidents," Asia Pulse, December 30, 2011.