Incident Summary:

07/20/2014: An assailant launched a grenade at police officers in Watregittim village, West Garo Hills district, Meghalaya state, India. The police officers returned fire, killing the attacker. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources identified the assailant as a member of A'chik Songna An'pachakgipa Kotok (ASAK).

GTD ID:
201407200100

When:
2014-07-20

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Meghalaya

City:
Watregittim

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Indian Police Service (IPS)
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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
Achik Songna An'pachakgipa Kotok (ASAK) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"India: Storming The Hills In Meghalaya – Analysis," Eurasia Review, September 22, 2014.