Incident Summary:

11/27/2000: In a series of related incidents, three bomb explosions occurred in crowded areas around central Pakistan's Punjab province, collectively killing a child and a woman and injuring 23 others. In this incident, six people were injured when a bomb exploded in Lahore near an empty bus parked in an area meant for commuters to the northwestern city of Peshawar. The perpetrators of this incident were unknown.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Pakistan Busing System
Specific Description A an empty commuter bus at Lahore's bus station
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Two killed, 21 injured as three bombs rock Pakistani towns,” Agence France Presse, November 27, 2000.
"Bomb explodes at Pakistani bus stand, injuring three,” Agence France Presse, November 27, 2000.
"3 bombs explode in Punjab cities,” Japan Economic News, November 27, 2000.