Incident Summary:

03/19/2015: An explosive device detonated targeting a Pakistan Armed Forces convoy in the Nangrosa area, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. At least 11 soldiers were wounded in the attack. Both Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201503190011

When:
2015-03-19

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

City:
Nangrosa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Pakistan Armed Forces
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Weapon Details
A roadside landmine 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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
Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 11 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 11
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Pakistan: 20 more militants killed in Tirah shelling," The News Online, March 20, 2015.
"11 security personnel injured in Khyber Agency IED blast," The Express Tribune, March 19, 2015.
"Roadside Bombing Injures 11 Pak Security Officials," Outlook India, March 19, 2015.