Incident Summary:

04/16/2011: On Saturday, in Sherpao Colony in the limits of Quaidabad police station in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, unidentified armed militants shot and killed an activist of Awami National Party (ANP), Najeeb Ahmed. The victim was a security guard of ANP leader Jamal Khan Afridi. No group claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
201104160011

When:
2011-04-16

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Sindh

City:
Karachi

Location Details:
In Sherpao Colony in the limits of Quaidabad police station in Karachi.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Awami National Party (ANP)
Specific Description An activist of Awami National Party (ANP)
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Unknown firearms 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 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
Business Recorder, “Political Activists Among Seven Fall Prey to Targeted Killings,” LexisNexis Academic, Business Recorder, April 17, 2011.
"South Asia Terrorism Portal, "Target Killings Claim Eight More Lives in Karachi," Daily Times, http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/detailed_news3.asp?date3=2011%2F4%2F17 (April 17, 2011)."