Incident Summary:

07/10/2018: Approximately 11 explosive device planted in a bag were discovered and defused under a bridge in Pailin, Cambodia. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201807100027

When:
2018-07-10

Country:
Cambodia

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Pailin

City:
Pailin

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 Cambodia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Approximately 11 explosive devices in a plastic bag 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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Lack of Intentionality
Additional Information There is doubt that this incident meets terrorism-related criteria. Sources stated that the explosives may have been intended for fishing.
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
"Explosives found in Pailin," Phnom Penh Post, July 13, 2018.
"Probe into bridge-bombs find," Khmer Times, July 12, 2018.