Incident Summary:

06/13/2005: A bomb that exploded near the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe was suspected to be the work of terrorists or extremists in the country, including the outlawed Hezb-e Tahrir party. However, some authorities deny the existence of extremists in Tajikistan. The explosion destroyed five or six cars, shattered the windows in the ministry building, but resulting in no casualties.




Central Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Tajik Ministry of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense
Specific Description Ministry of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense building in Dushanbe
Nationality of Target Tajikistan
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/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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Hizb al-Tahrir al-Islami (HT) (suspected) 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
"War on Terror Central Asia 13-14 Jun 05," BBC Monitoring, June 14, 2005.
"BBC Monitoring: War on Terror Central Asia 11-13 Jun 05," BBC Monitoring, June 13, 2005.