Incident Summary:

04/23/2013: Assailants attacked a police checkpoint in Khashrod district, Nimroz province, Afghanistan. This was one of five such attacks in the district. No group claimed responsibility for this attack; however, sources attributed the attacks to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201304230051

When:
2013-04-23

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nimroz

City:
Khash Rod district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Afghan Police
Specific Description Checkpost
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
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 / 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
Sources
"Civilian killed in attack on police check posts," Afghan Islamic Press (AIP), April 23, 2013."