Incident Summary:

12/28/2015: An explosive device detonated near a truck traveling to a Phu Bia Mining Company work camp in Vientiane province, Laos. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201512280055

When:
2015-12-28

Country:
Laos

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Vientiane

City:
Unknown

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Truck
Nationality of Target Laos
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 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
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
"BOMB EXPLOSION KILLS TWO CHINESE IN LAOS," States News Service, January 28, 2016.