Incident Summary:

04/19/2018: An explosive device detonated at a garbage dump near Innwa Bank and Shwe Thamin Monastery in Muse, Shan, Myanmar. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201804190026

When:
2018-04-19

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Shan

City:
Muse

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
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
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
"Burma: Bomb Explodes Near Bank in Mu-se on 19 April; No Casualties Reported," Democratic Voice of Burma Online, April 20, 2018.
"Muse residents express high concern over security after bomb...," Bnionline.net, April 25, 2018.