Incident Summary:

09/22/2013: An explosives-laden motorcycle detonated on Nishtar Road in Tareen Chowk, Sibi town, Sibi district, Balochistan province, Pakistan. The blast injured at least 21 people and damaged several nearby vehicles and shops. No group claimed responsibility for this incident.

GTD ID:
201309220009

When:
2013-09-22

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Balochistan

City:
Sibi

Location Details:
The incident took place along Nishtar road.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Nishtar Road Business District/ Marketplace
Nationality of Target Pakistan
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Sticky Bomb
Weapon Details
A one kg remote controlled bomb attached to a motorcycle was used in the attack.
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this attack conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority estimates are reported here.
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 / 21 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 21
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Roadside bombing: Blast in Sibi injures 21," The Express Tribune, September 23, 2013."
"22 injured in Sibi blast," Dawn (Pakistan), September 23, 2013."
"Pakistan: 21 injured in Sibbi blast," Right Vision News, September 24, 2013."