Incident Summary:

09/08/2016: An explosive device detonated targeting a police vehicle in Thepa district, Songkhla, Thailand. One person was injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources suspected that the Runda Kumpulan Kecil (RKK) may have carried out the attack.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:


Thepha district

Location Details:
The incident occurred along Saiphruching road.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Royal Thai Police
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target Thailand
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 Remote Trigger
Weapon Details
A remote-controlled roadside bomb was 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
Runda Kumpulan Kecil (RKK) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Bomb attacks injure 2 police officers in Thai south," Anadolu Ajansi, September 8, 2016.
"Thailand: Weekly Summary of Violent Incidents in Deep South Provinces 8-15 September 2016," Pattani Southern Border Provinces News Database, September 8, 2016.