Incident Summary:

02/16/2007: A bomb exploded at a school in Zahedan, Iran. No one was injured and the explosion did not cause any damages. A Sunni Muslim militant group called Jundallah, or God's Brigade, had claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200702160004

When:
2007-02-16

Country:
Iran

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Sistan and Balochistan

City:
Zahedan

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity A school
Specific Description A school
Nationality of Target Iran
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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
Jundallah (Iran) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
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
Aliakbar Dareini, “2nd Bomb in 2 Days Explodes in Iran,” Associated Press Online, February 17, 2007.
Aliakbar Dareini, “Police, Insurgents Clash After Iran Bomb,” Associated Press Online, February 17, 2007.
“Percussion Bomb Explosion In Zahedan Left No Casualties Or Damage: Official,” Tehran IRNA (Internet Version-WWW) in English, February 17, 2007.