Incident Summary:

02/27/2011: On Sunday, in Darra Adam Khel, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, in one of five linked attacks, unidentified militants blew up a Government school building, causing no casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Darra Adam Khel

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Pakistani Government
Specific Description A Government school was targeted in the attack.
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Unknown explosives were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
South Asia Terrorism Portal, "Four Persons Killed in Attack on NATO Vehicles in Peshawar," Express Tribune, (February 28, 2011).
Jane’s Intelligence, “Unidentified Militants Blow up School Buildings in Pakistan's Darra Adam Khel,” Terrorism Watch Report, Daily Times, February 28, 2011.
Right Vision News, “Pakistan: Three Schools Blown up in Darra,” LexisNexis Academic, Hindustan Times, March 1, 2011.