Incident Summary:

04/29/2019: Security forces discovered and defused three explosive devices near Kyauktaw, Rakhine, Myanmar. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the Arakan Army (AA).

GTD ID:
201904290031

When:
2019-04-29

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rakhine

City:
Near Kyauktaw

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 Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Three explosive devices, including one landmine and two 6-inch by 8-inch roadside bombs, 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 military defuses more landmines in western state," Xinhua News Agency, April 30, 2019.
"Three IEDs planted by AA group on Kyauktaw-MraukU Road defused by security forces," GlobalNewLightOfMyanmar.com, April 29, 2019.