Incident Summary:

01/04/2014: An explosive device detonated near a Border Security Force (BSF) team in Laikoiching town, Manipur state, India. No casualties were reported in the blast. The Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) claimed responsibility for the incident, stating that the group would continue its attacks until all communities in Manipur obtained freedom.

GTD ID:
201401040046

When:
2014-01-04

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Laikoiching

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Border Security Force (BSF)
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) 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: Militant Group in Manipur Claims Four Security Personnel Killed in Attack," Sangai Express Online, January 6, 2014.
"MNPF claims attack on 49th BSF troops," Nagaland Post, January 5, 2014.
"Rebels attack BSF jawans in Manipur," Nagaland Post, January 4, 2014.