Incident Summary:

05/16/2014: An explosive device detonated on a road near the residence of the provincial council chief in Khwaja Sabz Posh district, Faryab province, Afghanistan. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201405160062

When:
2014-05-16

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Faryab

City:
Khwaja Sabz Posh district

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
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside bomb was 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
Taliban 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
"Faryab clash leaves 3 insurgents dead," Pajhwok Afghan News English, May 16, 2014."