Incident Summary:

01/06/2014: An assailant wearing a suicide vest detonated the device outside of a government-run school in Ibrahimzai village, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. In addition to the assailant, one civilian was killed when he attempted to stop the attack. Furthermore, two other civilians were injured in the blast. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Goverment High School Ibrahim Zai
Specific Description School Building
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
Weapon Details
An explosives-laden vest was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
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-Jhangvi Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Teen dies stopping suicide bomber," CNN, January 9, 2014.
"Suicide bomber kills teenager in Pakistan: officials," Agence France Presse -- English, January 6, 2014.
"Pakistani schoolboy who died stopping bomber recommended for award," Reuters UK, January 10, 2014.