Incident Summary:

05/31/2019: An explosive device detonated in Nawng Lay, Shan, Myanmar. One civilian was killed and another was injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201905310038

When:
2019-05-31

Country:
Myanmar

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Shan

City:
Nawng Lay

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Mongpan township.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Myanmar
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
Additional Information The victims included Khun Wiya.
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 1 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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 0
Sources
"Man Killed, Woman Injured by Abandoned Bomb," ShanNews.org, June 5, 2019.