Incident Summary:

09/29/2016: Two explosives devices detonated near Royal Thai Armed Forces officers and Thahan Phran soldiers at a petrol station in Bang Kro subdistrict, Khok Pho district, Pattani, Thailand. At least six people, including three officers, two soldiers, and a civilian, were injured in the blasts. This was one of two coordinated attacks at the same petrol station; this later incident targeted security forces responding to the scene of an earlier attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents.

GTD ID:
201609290015

When:
2016-09-29

Country:
Thailand

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Pattani

City:
Bang Kro

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Khoh Pho district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Thahan Phran
Specific Description Soldiers: Wattana Ritphu, Kittipong Wanthipnai
Nationality of Target Thailand
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Royal Thai Police
Specific Description Lance Corporals: Mayunan Hemtam, Ratthapol Phetchkan, Nawapol Kongsaman
Nationality of Target Thailand
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian: Chayanan Intharat
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Remote Trigger
Weapon Details
A remote-controlled bomb was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Thailand: VDO: A petrol station assistant shot dead and the station bombed in Pattani," Thai PBS Online, September 29, 2016."
"Fatal gun attacks, bombing shake Thailand’s south," World Bulletin, September 29, 2016."
"Thailand: Insurgent bomb injures six in deep South after gas station worker shot dead," The Nation Online, September 29, 2016."