Incident Summary:

12/30/2011: Two explosive devices were placed around a government run high school for girls in the suburbs of Peshawar, Khyber, Pakistan. The resulting explosion completely destroyed at least four of the class rooms and damaged a number of others. No claim of responsibility was reported but it is suspected that Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan) is responsible. No deaths or injuries were reported.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Near Peshawar

Location Details:
In the suburbs of the city

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity High School
Specific Description Government run high school for girls
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
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
Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan) (suspected) 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
"Girls school blown up in Peshawar," The News, January 1, 2012.
"Girls school blown up in Peshawar," Plus News Pakistan, January 1, 2012.