Incident Summary:

11/10/2006: At least nine persons were killed while four others sustained serious injuries when their vehicle was blown up by an Explosive Improvised Device (EID) planted on the road near Malik Shahi, an area near Wana, North Waziristan, Pakistan. Al-Qaida was reportedly responsible for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Near Malik Shahi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Citizens
Specific Description Citizens
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives 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
Additional Information Authorities suspected the attack was launched by al-Qaida-linked Uzbek militants or their supporters.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Qaida (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 9 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 9
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Hamid Nawaz, “Pakistan: At Least 9, Including Pro-Govt Tribal Elder, Killed in N. Waziristan,” Islamabad The Nation, November 11, 2006.
Staff, “AFP: Pakistan Officials Say 9 Killed by Roadside Bomb Planted by Suspected Militants,” Agence France-Presse, November 10, 2006.
Ishtiaq Mahsud, “Roadside Bomb Kills Pro-Government Tribal Elder, 8 Others ,” The Associated Press, November 10 2006.