Incident Summary:

11/18/2007: At least 90 were killed and approximately 150 were wounded in sectarian clashes along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Most of the fighting was concentrated in the town of Parachinar, capital of Kurram Agency in Pakistan. The conflict was between Sunni and Shi i Muslims.

GTD ID:
200711180021

When:
2007-11-18

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

City:
Near Parachinar

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Sunni and Shi i Muslims
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Sunni and Shi i Muslims
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 90 Fatalities / 150 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 90
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 150
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
Riaz Khan, “Pakistan: 91 Dead in Sectarian Unrest,” Associated Press Online, November 18, 2007.
“Sectarian clashes in Pakistan kill 90: officials,” Agence France Presse, November 18, 2007.