Incident Summary:

11/09/2003: Suspected members of the Taliban detonated a bomb via remote-control that had been placed inside Governor Hafizullah Hashim’s bedroom in Qalat, Afghanistan. Although no one was injured in the bombing, the explosion caused damage to the Governor’s residence. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200311090003

When:
2003-11-09

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Zabul

City:
Qalat

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Governor of Zabol Province
Specific Description Hafizullah Hashim, Governor of Zabol Province
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Remote Trigger
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
"Two Bombs Rock Southeastern Afghanistan, No Injuries Reported,” Agence France Presse, November 9, 2003."