Incident Summary:

05/14/2014: Assailants attacked a school bus in Panjgur area, Balochistan, Pakistan. One civilian was injured in the attack, and the bus was lit on fire. Tanzeem al-Islami al-Furqan claimed responsibility for the incident and alleged that education for girls is prohibited within Islam.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Oasis School
Specific Description Vehicle of Owner: Major Hussain Ali
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Melee Unknown Weapon 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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Tanzeem al-Islami al-Furqan Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Boko Haram beyond Nigeria: Girls' education under threat," Al Jazeera, June 3, 2014.
"Balochistan Assessment - 2015," South Asian Terrorism Portal, January 24, 2015.
"Pakistan: Boko Haram in Makran," Pukhtunkhwa Times, May 28, 2014.