Incident Summary:

02/14/2016: An explosive device targeting a convoy of Assam Rifles detonated at Hungdung Junction in Ukhrul district, Manipur, India. No casualties were reported in the attack. The People's Liberation Army (India) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201602140030

When:
2016-02-14

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Ukhrul

Location Details:
The incident occurred at Hundung junction

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Assam Rifles (AR)
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
People's Liberation Army (India) 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
"Fest ends with high hopes," The Telegraph (India), February 15, 2016."
"Bomb blasts at Ukhrul, no one injured," UNI (United News of India), February 14, 2016."
"Bomb blasts at Ukhrul, no one injured," United News of India, February 14, 2016."