Incident Summary:

05/28/2007: A suicide bomber killed two Pakistani soldiers and wounded 8 others in the attack near Tank in South Waziristan, Pakistan. The Taliban has been blamed for the attack. No claim of responsibility was reported.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

North-West Frontier Province

Near Tank

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Pakistani Military Forces
Specific Description Convoy near Tank, Pakistan
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Vehicle
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The suicide bomber drove a truck into the military convoy.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Taliban (Pakistan) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 8 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 8
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
“Seven killed in Pakistan militant violence,” Agence France Presse, May 28, 2007.
“Suicide bomber kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in northwestern tribal region,” The Associated Press, May 28, 2007.
Ishtiaq Mahsud, “Suicide bomber kills two Pakistani soldiers, wounds 8, police say,” Associated Press Worldstream, May 28, 2007.