Incident Summary:

12/31/2013: Two assailants riding a motorcycle lobbed a hand grenade into the car of Muttahida Qaumi Movement's (MQM) Sindh Assembly member Arshad Vohra in SITE area, Karachi city, Sindh province, Pakistan. Vohra was not injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201312310040

When:
2013-12-31

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Sindh

City:
Karachi

Location Details:
The incident took place in the SITE area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Sindh
Specific Description Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA): Arshad Vohra
Nationality of Target Pakistan
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
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 / 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
"DSP among three killed in Karachi, MQM MPA escapes grenade attack," Daily The Pak Banker, January 1, 2014.
"Accidental: MQM MPA Arshad Vohra survives bomb attack," The Express Tribune, January 1, 2014.
"CID Inspector among three killed in Karachi, MQM MPA escapes unhurt in cracker attack," Daily Messenger, December 31, 2013.