Incident Summary:

01/27/2020: An explosive device detonated inside a public restroom at King George V Memorial Park along Jordan Road in Hong Kong, China. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




East Asia

region/u.s. state:

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity King George V Memorial Park
Specific Description Park
Nationality of Target Hong Kong
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A homemade explosive device 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
"Unexploded IED found at Shenzhen border control point, after suspected bomb destroys second Hong Kong toilet in 24 hours," South China Morning Post, January 28, 2020.
"Bomb found in rubbish bin at Shenzhen border control point; Discovery comes just hours after an incendiary device triggers blaze in a public toilet in Jordan," South China Morning Post, January 28, 2020.
"Three toilet bomb incidents in two days, Shenzhen Bay Port suspected of having explosives disposal section arrived," The Limited Times, January 28, 2020.