Incident Summary:

04/22/2019: Two explosive devices detonated in Kaing Gyi, Rakhine, Myanmar. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Arakan Army (AA).

GTD ID:
201904220022

When:
2019-04-22

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Kaing Gyi

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 Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Weapon Details
Two landmines 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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Arakan Army (AA) 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
"Myanmar security forces seize insurgents-planted landmines during clash," Xinhua News Agency, April 23, 2019.
"IED, parts for mine found near site of ARSA attack," GlobalNewLightOfMyanmar.com, April 23, 2019.