Incident Summary:

11/05/2019: Assailants detonated an explosive device targeting an electric pole in Lam Phaya, Yala, Thailand. There were no reported casualties in the attack. This was one of four attacks in Yala on this date. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN).




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:


Near Lam Phaya

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
Specific Description Electric Pole
Nationality of Target Thailand
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 10
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
"Gunmen kill 15 in southern Thailand's 'biggest attack' in recent years," BBC, November 6, 2019.
"Over a dozen killed in attack in Thailand's Yala province," Al Jazeera, November 6, 2019.
"Insurgents attack security checkpoint in Yala, 15 killed," Bangkok Post (Thailand), November 6, 2019.