Incident Summary:

01/31/2019: Assailants set fire to a truck in Bedgaon, Maharashtra, India. There were no reported casualties in the attack. This was one of two similar attacks in the area on this day. The Communist Party of India - Maoist (CPI-Maoist) claimed responsibility for the incident and stated in a banner left at the scene that citizens should join the CPI-Maoists and "come together to defeat the Brahmin Fascist rule."




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred near Korchi.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Truck
Nationality of Target India
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Communist Party of India - Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Maoists set 7 vehicles ablaze, close road," Times of India, February 1, 2019.
"Naxals set ablaze six vehicles in Maharashtra," Deccan Herald, January 31, 2019.
"Vehicles set on fire as Maoists call for Bharat bandh," India Today, January 31, 2019.