Incident Summary:

02/13/2013: Assailants opened fire on an employee of the Iranian consulate in the Khurasan area of Mazar-e-Sharif city, Balkh province, Afghanistan. The employee, Mohammad Ewaz Khalili, was injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201302130013

When:
2013-02-13

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Balkh

City:
Mazari Sharif

Location Details:
Khurasan area

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Specific Description Consulate Staff Member: Mohammed Ewaz Khalili
Nationality of Target Iran
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Gunmen attack Iranian consulate staff in Mazar-e-Sharif city," Khaama Press, February 13, 2013."