Incident Summary:

12/02/2017: Assailants detonated three explosive devices and opened fire targeting an Assam Rifles (AR) patrol in Konkan, Manipur, India. There were no reported casualties in the attack. The People's Liberation Army (India) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201712020014

When:
2017-12-02

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Manipur

City:
Konkan

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Kamjong district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Assam Rifles (AR)
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Three explosive devices and firearms 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
People's Liberation Army (India) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
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
"Assam Rifles team ambushed in Manipur," Times of India, December 3, 2017."
"Militants attacks Assam Rifles' troop in Manipur," India Blooms, December 3, 2017."
"Rebel attack on jawans," Calcutta Telegraph, December 2, 2017."