Incident Summary:

11/15/2007: A crudely-made bomb exploded near Saidgi village, Pakistan, killing one trooper and injuring another while they were getting water from a stream. The bomb was planted by suspected pro-Taliban militants.

GTD ID:
200711150009

When:
2007-11-15

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North-West Frontier Province

City:
Near Saidgi Village

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Pakistani ParaMilitary Forces
Specific Description Troopers
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/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
The bomb was planted on the roadside.
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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Taliban (Pakistan) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Military strikes back at militants," The Nation (Pakistan), November 15, 2007.
"Two Pakistani soldiers killed in tribal area," Agence France Presse, November 15, 2007.