Incident Summary:

01/06/2012: A pressure cooker bomb exploded at New Road Pipalbot, Kathmandu city, Central Region, Nepal. No one was injured in the blast. The Nepal Defense Army (NDA) claimed responsibility for the incident in books and a pamphlet left at the scene.

GTD ID:
201201060035

When:
2012-01-06

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central

City:
Near Kathmandu

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A pressure-cooker bomb was 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
Nepal Defense Army (suspected) 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
Sources
"Bomb blast at New Road," Republica, January 6, 2012.