Incident Summary:

05/20/2015: Assailants threw a grenade at the office of a Naga People's Front (NPF) candidate in Kamjong area, Manipur state, India. No casualties were reported. The Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) claimed responsibility for the incident and stated that the attack was carried out in response to alleged Naga People's Front operations.

GTD ID:
201505200015

When:
2015-05-20

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Kamjong

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Naga People’s Front (NPF)
Specific Description Office of Autonomous District Council (ADC) Candidate: Kapudang Ramshang
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) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
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
"Blast in ADC poll candidate's office," The Times of India (TOI), May 23, 2015.
"Miscreants blast NPF office at Tangrei in Manipur," NewsR.in, May 21, 2015.
"NPF candidate's office bombed in Ukhrul distt; MNRF owns up," Nagaland Post, May 21, 2015.