Incident Summary:

11/28/2018: Security forces discovered and defused an explosive device at a market in Insein, Yangon, Myanmar. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201811280025

When:
2018-11-28

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Yangon

City:
Yangon

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Insein neighborhood of the Yangon-E district of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Insein market
Specific Description Market
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A homemade explosive device made from a bottle filled with diesel and nails connected to an outlet with a wire 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
"Police defuse home-made bomb in Myanmar's Yangon," Xinhua News Agency, November 28, 2018.
"Yangon police open investigation after diffusing homemade bomb in northern Yangon market," MSN News Singapore, November 29, 2018.