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.

GTD ID:
201112300016

When:
2011-12-30

Country:
Thailand

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Pattani

City:
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
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite 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
Sources
"SOUTH- Soldiers, rangers hurt in gunfights, bomb blasts," Bangkok Post, December 31, 2011."
"Soldiers wounded by Pattani bomb," Bangkok Post, December 30, 2011."
"Three soldiers wounded in Thailand's South in Separate Incidents," Asia Pulse, December 30, 2011."