Incident Summary:

12/16/2016: An explosive device detonated at the residence of Mingyao Ruivanao in Imphal, Manipur, India. Ruivanao, a special contractor, was unharmed and there were no other reported casualties. This was one of three bombings that took place in the area on this date. The Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) claimed responsibility for the incidents.

GTD ID:
201612160002

When:
2016-12-16

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: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Residence of Special Contractor: Mingyao Ruivanao
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 Unknown Explosive Type
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Manipur Naga People's Army (MNPA) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Three blasts rock northeast Indian city," Press Trust of India, December 17, 2016.
"MNRF claims responsibility of triple blasts in Manipur," IBNS, December 17, 2016.
"MNPF behind Imphal blasts," Imphal Free Press (India), December 17, 2016.