Incident Summary:

12/31/2013: Assailants threw explosive devices off of the Mouchak overpass at a Dhaka Metropolitan Police vehicle in Dhaka city, Dhaka division, Bangladesh. At least seven people, including four police officers, were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201312310073

When:
2013-12-31

Country:
Bangladesh

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Dhaka

City:
Dhaka

Location Details:
The incident occurred near the Mouchak overpass.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Bangladesh Police
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Bangladesh
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Bangladesh
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
Weapon Details
Thrown bombs were used in the attack.
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"4 cops among 7 hurt in Mouchak police car bombing," Financial Express Bangladesh, December 31, 2013.