Incident Summary:

11/20/2016: Assailants threw two grenades at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) post at the All India Radio (AIR) complex in Imphal, Manipur, India. Two CRPF officers were injured in the blast. This was one of three similar attacks in Imphal on this date. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Post
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
Weapon Details
Two thrown grenades were 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 This incident is part of a set of coordinated attacks in which both military and non-military entities were targeted.
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 / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"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.