Incident Summary:

12/30/2017: Assailants threw an explosive device at a police station in Koothuparamba, Kerala, India. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201712300021

When:
2017-12-30

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kerala

City:
Koothuparamba

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Kannur district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Indian Police Service (IPS)
Specific Description Koothuparamba Police Station
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A crude bomb was 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
"Crude bomb explosion at two places in Kerala's Kannur, woman sustains injuries," Hindustan Times, December 30, 2017.
"Bomb hurled at police station in Kannur," The Hindu, December 30, 2017.
"India:Crude bombs hurled at Koothuparamba police station," OnManorama Online, December 30, 2017.