Incident Summary:

03/31/2015: Assailants attacked the vehicle of Sherpao Mehsud in Jata area, Tank district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. Mehsud, an Aman Lashkar chief, was killed and two other people wounded in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Tank district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Jata area

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Aman Lashkars
Specific Description Vehicle of Commander: Sherpao Mehsud
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 Automatic Weapon
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Peace body head shot dead in Tank," Dawn (Pakistan), April 1, 2015.
"Pakistan: Peace committee leader shot dead," Right Vision News, April 1, 2015.
"Highlights: Pakistan Media 1 April 2015," OSC Summary, April 1, 2015.