Incident Summary:

12/06/2011: On Tuesday at about 1300, in Kandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan, two policemen and three civilians were injured in a bombing. The improvised explosive device (IED) was concealed in a motorcycle and denoted by unknown means. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Two police officers
Specific Description
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Two civilians
Specific Description
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
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
Additional Information One report says four civilians and two police injured, the other says two civilians and three police injured.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Taliban (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Programme summary of Afghan Aina TV news in Dari 1430 gmt 6 Dec 11," BBC Monitoring South Asia, December 7, 2011"
"Programme summary of Afghan Noor TV news in Dari 1300gmt 6 Dec 11," BBC Monitoring South Asia, December 6, 2011"