Incident Summary:

02/19/2014: Assailants threw a grenade at the residence of Samuel Risom in Imphal city, Manipur state, India. Risom, a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) was unharmed, but at least one other person was wounded in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, officials suspect that the Manipur Naga Revolutionary Army (MNRA) was behind the incident.

GTD ID:
201402190038

When:
2014-02-19

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Imphal

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Manipur Legislative Assembly
Specific Description Member: Samuel Risom
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) (suspected) 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
Sources
"India: Bomb Thrown Inside Manipur Legislator's House, One Injured," Sangai Express Online, February 20, 2014.
"Police suspects MNRA behind bomb attack on NPF legislator," Nagaland Post, February 20, 2014.
"Van driver hurt in blast near MLA's house," E Pao, February 21, 2014.