Incident Summary:

02/28/2011: On Monday, in the Muhammad Bux Malik village near Thull in Jacobabad, Sindh, Pakistan, unidentified militants detonated an improvised explosive device, destroying a section of a gas pipeline. No casualties were reported and no group claimed responsibility.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Near Jacobabad

Location Details:
In the Muhammad Bux Malik village near Thull in Jacobabad.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity
Specific Description A gas pipeline 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 Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An improvised explosive device was 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
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, "One Person Killed in Sindh," Daily Times, (March 1, 2011).
Jane’s Intelligence, “Unidentified Militants Blow up Gas Pipeline in Pakistan's Sindh,” Terrorism Watch Report, Dawn, March 1, 2011.
Press TV, "Gas Pipeline Blown up in SW Pakistan," (February 28, 2011).