Incident Summary:

12/29/2013: An explosive device thrown by two assailants detonated outside security guards' tents at a political rally near Makkhawan Bridge, Bangkok city, Bangkok special administration area, Thailand. Five people were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201312310068

When:
2013-12-29

Country:
Thailand

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bangkok

City:
Bangkok

Location Details:
The incident occurred near the Makkhawan Bridge in the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity People's Army to Overthrow the Thaksin Regime
Specific Description Rally
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Thailand: 5 injured in explosion at anti-govt rally site," Thai News Service, December 31, 2013.