Incident Summary:

02/14/2016: An explosive device was discovered and defused along Imphal-Ukhrul road, Litan, Manipur, India. The Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201602140031

When:
2016-02-14

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Near Litan

Location Details:
The incident occurred 1 kilometer east of the town on Imphal-Ukhrul road

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Assam Rifles (AR)
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom 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) 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
"Fest ends with high hopes," The Telegraph (India), February 15, 2016.
"IED recovered on Imphal-Ukhrul road," Kangla Online, February 15, 2016.
"Attacks claimed," Imphal Free Press (India), February 15, 2016.