Incident Summary:

04/27/2014: An explosive device detonated near a Tawheed-ul-Islam Peace Committee vehicle in Zakakhel neighborhood, Landi Kotal town, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. At least three members were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources suspect that Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan) was behind the attack.

GTD ID:
201404270026

When:
2014-04-27

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

City:
Landi Kotal

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Zakakhel neighborhood of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Touheed-ul-Islam (TuI)
Specific Description Vehicle
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside bomb 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 reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Pakistan: Khyber Agency: Blast injures three," The Nation Online, April 27, 2014.
"Peace militia volunteer killed in roadside blast," Pakistan Today, April 27, 2014.
"Three Injured in Blast on Peace Committee in Pakistan," MENAFN, April 27, 2014.