Incident Summary:

12/30/2011: Fifty gunmen, believed to be part of Lashkar-e-Islam, stopped 10 trucks and torched them using petrol gas in the Jaba Khuwar area of Jamrud, Khyber Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan. The trucks were carrying smuggled goods, worth tens of thousands of dollars, to Peshawar from Afghanistan. No casualties were reported, but gunshots were heard after the trucks were set on fire.

GTD ID:
201112300029

When:
2011-12-30

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

City:
Jamrud

Location Details:
In the Jaba Khuwar area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description
Nationality of Target
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description
Nationality of Target
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Gasoline or Alcohol
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
The petrol was sprayed on the trucks.
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
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"10 trucks torched," The News, December 31, 2011."