Incident Summary:

01/20/2017: A grenade was discovered and defused at the residence of Phusraj Dugad, a businessperson, in Rajbiraj, Province 2, Nepal. The Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201701200013

When:
2017-01-20

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Province 2

City:
Rajbiraj

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Saptari district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Residence of Businessperson: Phusraj Dugad
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Weapon Details
A grenade planted inside a black polythene bag 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
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Armed outfit plants grenade at Saptari businessman’s house," Himalayan Times, January 20, 2017.
"20 persons killed and more than 50 others injured in bomb blast in FATA," South Asian Terrorism Portal, January 21, 2017.