Incident Summary:

08/30/2007: Suicide bomber killed only himself in an attack aimed at an Afghani convoy in Dashta in the Konar district of Afghanistan. The perpetrator of this incident are unknown.

GTD ID:
200708300025

When:
2007-08-30

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kunar

City:
Dashta

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Afghan National Security Force (ANSF)
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Suicide bomber killed in own attack in Afghan east" Afghan Islamic Press. August 30, 2007.