Incident Summary:

2/14/2007: Eighteen soldiers were killed by a car bomb in Zahedan, Iran. The suspected perpetrator group is the Jundallah. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200702140003

When:
2007-02-14

Country:
Iran

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Sistan and Balochistan

City:
Zahedan

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
Specific Description soldiers
Nationality of Target Iran
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 Vehicle
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Jundallah (Iran) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 18 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 18
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“18 People Martyred in bombing in Southeast Iran” IRNA. February 14, 2007.
“Eighteen dead in bomb attack on Elite force” AFP. February 14, 2007.