Incident Summary:

11/15/2013: An explosive device detonated at the Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) office in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. There were no reported casualties; however, the building was damaged in the blast. The Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) claimed responsibility and said that the bomb attack was carried out to demonstrate MNPF's disapproval of the TNL president, stating that his presidentship was never the wish of the public in general.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL)
Specific Description Office
Nationality of Target India
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
Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
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
"Ukhrul lives up to its billing as the second bomb capital of Manipur 12 hurt, 8 including minor girl in critical state," Sangai Express, November 18, 2013.
"MNPF claims," Sangai Express, November 18, 2013.
"Attack at TNL Office Ukl DC assures to beef-up security; UNC, others condemn," Sangai Express, November 17, 2013.