Incident Summary:

05/29/2009: On Friday in Zahedan, Sistan va Baluchesta, Iran, three unknown gunmen wounded three people, including one child, at one of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's campaign offices after protesting. The Jundallah group is suspected of being responsible for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Sistan and Balochistan


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Iran
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Unknown firearms were used in the attack.
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) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Nasser Karimi, The Associated Press, "Gunmen Wound Three at President's Campaign Site," LexisNexis Academic, The Associated Press, May 29, 2009.
Hiedeh Farmani, Agence France Presse, "Gunmen Attack Ahmadinejad Election Office," LexisNexis Academic, Agence France Presse, May 29, 2009.
BBC Monitoring Middle East, "Gunmen Open Fire on President's Election Headquarters in Southeast Iran," LexisNexis Academic, BBC Monitoring Middle East, May 29, 2009.