Incident Summary:

02/11/2015: An explosive device detonated at Rajshahi University in Rajshahi division, Bangladesh. This was one of four similar attacks at the university on this date. No further information is available.

GTD ID:
201502110103

When:
2015-02-11

Country:
Bangladesh

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rajshahi

City:
Rajshahi

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Rajshahi University area

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Rajshahi University
Specific Description Science Building
Nationality of Target Bangladesh
Additional Information
Hostages 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 Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A crude bomb was used in the attack.
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
Unknown No
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
"Day 4 of hartal passes with minor incidents," Dhaka Tribune, February 11, 2015."
"6 crude bombs go off at RU," Financial Express Bangladesh, February 11, 2015."