Incident Summary:

11/20/2013: An explosive device was discovered strapped to a bicycle near a mosque in Bijni town, Chirang district, Assam state, India. The device was diffused by police. This was one of three attempted bombings in Assam state on this day. The National Liberation Front of Bengalis (NLFB), has claimed responsibility for the coordinated incidents.

GTD ID:
201311200070

When:
2013-11-20

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Assam

City:
Bijni

Location Details:
The incident took place in Chirang district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Time Fuse
Weapon Details
A time bomb placed in a steel container strapped to a bike 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
National Liberation Force of Bengalis (Bangali Janamukti Bahini) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
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
"India: Assam Police Confirm Emergence of New Armed Group NLFB, Say Involved in Planting Bombs," The Telegraph Online, November 22, 2013.
"Assam: IEDs recovered, 3 abducted," India Blooms, November 21, 2013.
"Bomb planted near post office in Assam recovered," Times of India, November 21, 2013.