Incident Summary:

08/27/2017: Two explosive devices detonated in Kyaukhlaygar, Maungdaw district, Rakhine, Myanmar. There were no reported casualties in the blasts. This was one of 17 coordinated attacks in Maungdaw district on the same day. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201708270044

When:
2017-08-27

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Kyaukhlaygar

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Maungdaw Region 10

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two explosive devices were used in the attack.
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
Unknown No
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
"MYANMAR VILLAGERS FLEE MAUNGDAW TOWNSHIP AMID BURNINGS IN NORTHERN RAKHINE," States News Service, August 28, 2017.