Incident Summary:

01/31/2019: An explosive device detonated in Chatikona, Odisha, India. There were no reported casualties in the blast. Security forces discovered and defused a second explosive device at the scene. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to Maoists.

GTD ID:
201901310033

When:
2019-01-31

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Odisha

City:
Chatikona

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two explosive devices 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
Maoists 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
Sources
"Poor response to Maoists’ bandh in Odisha," The Hindu, January 31, 2019.