Incident Summary:

09/24/2017: Seven explosive devices were discovered and defused in Chein Khar Li, near Rathedaung, Rakhine, Myanmar. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources suspected that the attack was carried out by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA).

GTD ID:
201709240003

When:
2017-09-24

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Chein Khar Li

Location Details:
The incident occurred near Rathedaung.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
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 No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Seven explosive devices 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
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) (suspected) 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
"More explosive devices uncovered in Myanmar northern state," Xinhua, September 24, 2017.
"Southeast Asia: Rohingya Crisis Highlights 26 September," Summary, September 26, 2017.