Incident Summary:

04/21/2014: An explosive device detonated near a soldier at an unknown location in Afghanistan. An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201404210057

When:
2014-04-21

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Unknown

City:
Unknown

Location Details:
Event occurred somewhere in Afghanistan.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Afghan National Army (ANA)
Specific Description Soldier
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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
"IED attack kills one Afghan army soldier," Xinhua General News Service, April 21, 2014."