Incident Summary:

04/02/2020: Assailants threw petrol bombs targeting a Best Mart 360 store along Ming Kum road in Tuen Mun neighborhood, Hong Kong, China. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident. Best Mart 360 stores have been singled out by anti-extradition law protesters as a front for Fujian gangs/Triads who have recently begun attacking protesters, a claim that Best Mart 360 has denied.




East Asia

region/u.s. state:

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Location Details:
The incident occurred along Ming Kum road in Tuen Mun neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Best Mart 360
Specific Description Store
Nationality of Target China
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Weapon Details
Five petrol 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
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
"Manhunt underway as Best Mart 360 becomes latest target in string of Hong Kong firebombings," South China Morning Post, April 2, 2020.
"Tuen Mun Best Mart store firebombed," Hong Kong Standard Finance, April 2, 2020.