Incident Summary:

09/17/2014: An explosive device detonated near the Nitu Glass Hardware Shop in Ukhrul town, Manipur state, India. At least two people were killed and two others were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources suspect that the Manipur Nationalist Revolutionary Party (MNRP) was behind the attack.

GTD ID:
201409170016

When:
2014-09-17

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Ukhrul

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Nitu Glass Hardware Shop
Specific Description Shop
Nationality of Target India
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
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 Nationalist Revolutionary Party (MNRP) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"2 women killed in Manipur blast," Assam Tribune, September 18, 2014.
"Two civilians killed in bomb blast in Manipur," South Asian Terrorism Portal, September 19, 2014.
"'Ukhrul blast related with monetary demand'," Nagaland Post, September 18, 2014.