Incident Summary:

07/08/2014: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near a health center in Qalandar Khel village, Bagram district, Parwan province, Afghanistan. In addition to the assailant, five Czech soldiers from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), two Afghan police officers, and 10 civilians were killed in the blast. Seven people were also wounded in the attack. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Qalandar Khel

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Health Center
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
Specific Description Czech Patrol
Nationality of Target International
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Afghan Police
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Vehicle
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Taliban Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Other)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 18 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 18
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"World Briefing: Afghanistan: Taliban Strike in Deadly Bombing," New York Times, July 9, 2014.
"Six NATO servicemen killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan-police," Reuters, July 8, 2014.
"Czech Soldier Wounded in Attack in Afghanistan Dies in Prague Hospital," CTK, July 14, 2014.