Incident Summary:

12/13/2016: An explosive device detonated targeting defense volunteers providing security for teachers in Chanae district, Narathiwat, Thailand. Eight people, including six volunteers and two civilians, were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201612130013

When:
2016-12-13

Country:
Thailand

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Narathiwat

City:
Chanae district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Kampung Air Keroh area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Teachers
Nationality of Target Thailand
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Territorial Defense Volunteers (TDV)
Specific Description Guards
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 20-kilogram remote-controlled homemade explosive device planted inside a gas cylinder and utilizing a radio as a triggering mechanism 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 8 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 8
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"NINE INJURED IN TWO SEPARATE BOMBINGS IN SOUTHERN THAILAND," Malaysia General News, December 13, 2016."