Incident Summary:

02/28/2017: An explosive device was discovered and defused at the Peace Zone English Boarding School in Rajbiraj, Province 2, Nepal. The Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) claimed responsibility for the incident and stated that the attack was carried out because the school had disobeyed a Tarai bandh.

GTD ID:
201702280016

When:
2017-02-28

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Province 2

City:
Rajbiraj

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Peace Zone English Boarding School
Specific Description School
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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: Personal claim)
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
"Two Policemen injured in militant attack in Rajshahi District," South Asian Terrorism Portal, March 1, 2017.