Incident Summary:

12/30/2011: A North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) service member was killed when a roadside bomb detonated in southern Afghanistan. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201112300027

When:
2011-12-30

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Unknown

City:
Unknown

Location Details:
A road in southern Afghanistan.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
Specific Description Soldier
Nationality of Target International
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside bomb
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Kathy Gannon, "U.S. wants talks with Taliban in 2012," USA Today, December 31, 2011.
Slobodan Lekic, "NATO soldiers killed; Afghan casualties mount," The Associated Press, December 31, 2011.