Incident Summary:

01/24/2012: An explosive device detonated on an empty bus in Tulsipur municipality, Mid-Western Region, Nepal. No one was injured, but the rear portion of the bus was damaged. A pamphlet belong to Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) was found at the scene.

GTD ID:
201201240024

When:
2012-01-24

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mid-Western

City:
Tulsipur

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Bus
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 Unknown Explosive Type
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
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) (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 explodes in parked bus," Himalayan Times, January 24, 2012.
"IED explodes in empty bus in Dang," Republica, January 24, 2012.