Incident Summary:

12/30/2011: A buried bomb detonated prematurely on Ban Samor-Ban Jalangtadong Road, Tathong tambon, Raman District, Yala province, Thailand. The intended target of the homemade bomb, which slightly injured one private, was a convoy of eight soldiers traveling on two motorcycles and a six-wheeled truck. There was no claim of responsibility.

GTD ID:
201112300030

When:
2011-12-30

Country:
Thailand

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Yala

City:
Tathong

Location Details:
Ban Samor-Ban Jalangtadong Road, Raman 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 Convoy of soldiers in Raman district
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
The homemade buried bomb was packed in a steel box.
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 convoy of soldiers was on its way back from ""escorting staff from a royally initiated farm."""
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
Sources
"Seven soldiers killed in attacks in Thailand's Pattani, Yala provinces," Bangkok Post, December 31, 2011."