Incident Summary:

12/00/2017: Sometime between December 24, 2017 and December 30, 2017, an unknown number of explosive devices were discovered and defused in Basaguda, Chhattisgarh, India. This was one of two similar incidents in Basaguda in which three explosive devices were defused. No group claimed responsibility for the attempted attacks.

GTD ID:
201712270034

When:
2017-12-27

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Chhattisgarh

City:
Basaguda

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Bijapur district.

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 India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Up to 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
"Three powerful IEDs planted by Naxals recovered in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur," Financial Express, January 6, 2018.
"Chhattisgarh police, CRPF recover three powerful IEDs in Bijapur district; Naxal involvement suspected," NewsR.in, January 6, 2018.