Incident Summary:

11/30/2015: Assailants opened fire on workers at a stone quarry in Namrup, Assam state, India. At least two people were injured in the assault. The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) claimed responsibility for the incident and warned non-Assam workers to support the liberation of Assam.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Stone Quarry Workers: Sanjay Bharati, Gopal Sahu
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 5
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"Panic in Assam after 2 blasts hit market, 2 injured," Asian Age, December 6, 2015.
"Twin blasts rip through Guwahati's busy commercial market," Deccan Chronicle, December 5, 2015.
"Assam Chief To Request New Delhi To Launch Operations Against Rebel ULFA Amidst Attacks on Civilians," The Pioneer Online, December 2, 2015.