Incident Summary:

05/06/2014: A roadside bomb remotely detonated near a Touheed-ul-Islam (TuI) militia vehicle in Landi Kotal tehsil, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. Two people were killed and three others were wounded in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201405060044

When:
2014-05-06

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

City:
Landi Kotal

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Khyber Agency.

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 Militia 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 Pressure Trigger
Weapon Details
A remote-triggered roadside bomb was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) No
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Intra/Inter-group Conflict
Additional Information There is doubt that this incident meets terrorism-related criteria. Sources noted that the targeted militia had been fighting with Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan). It is unknown if the blast was the result of fighting between the two organizations or if the blast targeted the vehicle for the group's pro-government affiliation.
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 2 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
"Attack on pro-government fighters kills two in Pakistan," Agence France Presse -- English, May 6, 2014.
"Pakistan: Roadside blast kills 2 in Khyber Agency," Right Vision News, May 9, 2014.
"2 dead, 3 injured in Khyber Agency blast," Plus News Pakistan, May 7, 2014.