Incident Summary:

05/17/2016: Assailants threw a grenade at a hardware shop in Natun Chariali, Assam, India. At least three people were injured in the blast. The Tiwa Liberation Army claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Natun Chariali

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Raha area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Hardware Shop
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Tiwa Liberation Army Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Two held for grenade blast," Times of India, May 19, 2016.
"India: Police Say Suspected Militants Lob Grenade in Assam's Nagaon District; Three Injured," The Assam Tribune Online, May 18, 2016.
"India: Assam: Tribal outfit throws grenade into store after owner refuses to pay ransom," Hindustan Times Online, May 17, 2016.