Incident Summary:

09/30/2016: Assailants armed with explosive devices and firearms attacked an Assam Rifles (AR) convoy between Kamjong and Kongtong in Ukhrul district, Manipur, India. At least one major was injured in the incident. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Ukhrul district

Location Details:
The incident occurred between the cities of Kamjong and Kongtong.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
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 Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Automatic rifles and explosive devices were 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information The victims included Major Mandip Singh.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown 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
"Militants attack SFs' picket in Jammu and Kashmir," South Asian Terrorism Portal, October 1, 2016."
"Militants ambush AR convoy; officer injured," Nagaland Post, September 30, 2016."
"Assam Rifles Major injured in ambush," Yahoo! India, September 30, 2016."