Incident Summary:

11/20/2016: Assailants threw a grenade at an Assam Rifles office in Imphal, Manipur, India. At least one soldier was injured in the blast. This was one of three similar attacks in Imphal on this date. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents.

GTD ID:
201611200026

When:
2016-11-20

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Imphal

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Assam Rifles (AR)
Specific Description Manipur Sector Office Complex
Nationality of Target India
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/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 This incident is part of a set of coordinated attacks in which both military and non-military entities were targeted. 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 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
Sources
"Triple blasts rock Imphal," Calcutta Telegraph, November 20, 2016.
"One dead, three injured in rebel attacks in Manipur," Times of India, November 20, 2016.
"India: Three bomb explosions in Imphal, 1 killed," The Tribune Online, November 20, 2016.