Incident Summary:

03/13/2017: Four assailants armed with assault rifles and pistols, threatened two forest guards along the Meidili river in Mizoram, India. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201703130039

When:
2017-03-13

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mizoram

City:
Unknown

Location Details:
The incident occurred by Meidili River on the Assam-Mizoram border.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Indian Forest Service (IFS)
Specific Description Guards
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
AK-47 assault rifles and a pistol were 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 4
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 school teachers abducted in Balochistan," South Asian Terrorism Portal, March 16, 2017."