Incident Summary:

03/31/2011: On Thursday afternoon at 1730, near Tump in Kech district, Balochistan, Pakistan, unidentified militants remotely detonated a roadside bomb targeting the vehicle of a local official, Ramdil, killing him, his son Bahar, and three body guards. The attack completely destroyed the vehicle and Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) claimed responsibility for carrying out remote-controlled attack on vehicle of Ramdil and said he was spying for security forces.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
Near the Tump area in Turbat district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Pakistani Government
Specific Description A local official 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 Remote Trigger
Weapon Details
A remote controlled roadside bomb 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
Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
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
Jane’s Intelligence, “IED Kills Five People in Pakistan's Balochistan,” Terrorism Watch Report, Daily Times, March 31, 2011.
Zhang Xiang, “Six Killed in Blast in Southwest Pakistan,” Xinhua News Agency, April 1, 2011,
South Asia Terrorism Portal, "Nine Persons Were Killed in Three Separate Incidents in Balochistan," Daily Times, (April 1, 2011).