Incident Summary:

09/19/2017: Three explosive devices detonated eight miles from Minbya, Sat Kyar, Rakhine, Myanmar. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201709190008

When:
2017-09-19

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Near Sat Kyar

Location Details:
The incident occurred eight miles from Minbya, between Sat Kyar and Tan Seik.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Bus
Nationality of Target Myanmar
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 Land Mine
Weapon Details
Three handmade roadside landmines 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 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
"Bomb blasts damage vehicles along Minbya-Mrauk U road," DVB, September 20, 2017.
"Handmade bombs exploded on Sittwe-Yangon highway," Narinjara, September 21, 2017.
"Burma: Landmines Go Off Near Rakhine Highway, None Injured," The Irrawaddy Online, September 20, 2017.