Incident Summary:

12/29/2015: Assailants threw several explosive devices at the residence of Monirul Islam Hawlader in Raipur, Chittagong division, Bangladesh. Hawlader, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief election agent, was not harmed as there were no other reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201512290049

When:
2015-12-29

Country:
Bangladesh

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Chittagong

City:
Raipur

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)
Specific Description Residence of Chief Election Agent: Monirul Islam Hawlader
Nationality of Target Bangladesh
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 Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An unknown number of crude bombs were 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
"BNP men come under attack," Bangladesh Daily Star, December 29, 2015.