Incident Summary:

08/26/2014: Assailants set fire to O. Base Academy, a private school, in Panjgur district, Balochistan province, Pakistan. There were no reported casualties but the building and equipment suffered extensive damages in the blaze. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to Tanzeem al-Islami al-Furqan.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Panjgur district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity O. Base Academy
Specific Description Private School
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
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Incendiary Gasoline or Alcohol
Weapon Details
Petrol 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
Tanzeem al-Islami al-Furqan No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Arson in Panjgur," The Express Tribune, August 28, 2014.
"Arson: Armed men set fire to school in Panjgur," The Express Tribune, August 27, 2014.
"Highlights: Pakistan Balochistan Press 27 August 2014," OSC Summary, August 27, 2014.