Incident Summary:

04/16/2014: An explosive device detonated outside the residence of Anwar Safi in Gulbahar area, Peshawar city, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. Safi, a Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader, was unharmed; however, one person was wounded in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Gulbahar area of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity Pakistan People's Party (PPP)
Specific Description Leader: Anwar Safi
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 Time Fuse
Weapon Details
An 800-gram timed explosive device hidden in a canister 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
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 / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Peshawar: Explosion occurred outside a house located at Gulbahar area," Aaj TV, April 16, 2014."
"Man injured, houses damaged in IED blast," Dawn (Pakistan), April 17, 2014."
"Pakistan: FATA Research Center's 'Daily Brief' 17 April 2014," FRC -- FATA Research Centre, April 17, 2014."