Incident Summary:

07/15/2018: Assailants threw an explosive device at a police station in Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia. Police officers opened fire on the assailants, injuring one assailant. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Jamaah Ansharut Daulah.

GTD ID:
201807150001

When:
2018-07-15

Country:
Indonesia

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

West Java

City:
Indramayu

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Indonesian National Police (INP)
Specific Description Police Station
Nationality of Target Indonesia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosives-laden pressure cooker 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Jamaah Ansharut Daulah Indramayu branch No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 1
Sources
"Police Kill Three, Arrest Five Terror Suspects in Java," Jakarta Globe, July 15, 2018.
"Couple arrested over attack on Indramayu Police station," Jakarta Post, July 15, 2018.
"Police Nab Two Indramayu Police Station Attackers," Tempo.co, July 15, 2018.