Incident Summary:

07/23/2012: Assailants threw a grenade into the vehicle of Nafasbek Dilshodov in Khorog town, Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous region, Tajikistan. Dilshodov, the Rushan district prosecutor, and one other person were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201207230062

When:
2012-07-23

Country:
Tajikistan

Region:
Central Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gorno-Badakhshan

City:
Khorog

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Shughnon
Specific Description District Prosecutor
Nationality of Target Tajikistan
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/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"District prosecutor receives leg injury as a result of car explosion in eastern Tajikistan  ," Central Asia News, July 24, 2012.
"Counterterrorim Digest: Central Asia 24 Jul 12," Asia-Plus news agency website, Dushanbe), July 24, 2012.
"Counterterrorism Digest: 24-25 July 2012," BBC Monitoring, July 25, 2012.