Incident Summary:

01/24/2014: An explosive device detonated at a vegetable market in Xinhe county in Aksu district, Xinjiang province, China. This was one of four such attacks in Xinhe on this day. At least one person was killed and at least two other people were wounded between this and another incident. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks.




East Asia

region/u.s. state:


Aksu district

Location Details:
The incident took place in Xinhe county.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Vegetable Market
Nationality of Target China
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 Unknown Explosive Type
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this attack represent an equal division of the total number killed and wounded covering incidents 201401240016 and 201401240017.
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 / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Triple explosions in China's Xinjiang kill three," Agence France Presse -- English, January 24, 2014.
"Police blame terrorists for Xinjiang violence," Manila Times, January 27, 2014.
"Police reveal details of Xinjiang terrorist attack," Xinhua News Agency, January 26, 2014.