Incident Summary:

09/13/2013: Assailants planted an explosive device in a park in Phnom Penh city, Phnom Penh province, Cambodia. This was one of two such devices which police located and made safe in the city on this day. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Protesters
Nationality of Target Cambodia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosive device containing three M79 grenades was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 / 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
"No bomb suspects yet: police," Phnom Penh Post, September 15, 2013.
"Rocket shells, explosive material found in Cambodia," UPI, September 13, 2013.
"Bomb at Cambodian parliament: report," Bangkok Post, September 13, 2013.