Incident Summary:

08/31/2015: Assailants opened fire on Qari Abidur Rehman near Dargai, Malakand district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. Rehman, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Wartair Union Council head, was killed in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Near Dargai

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Malakand district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F)
Specific Description Wartair Union Council Head: Qari Abidur Rehman
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
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 / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"JUI-F activist killed in Dargai," The News International, September 2, 2015.
"Pakistan: FATA Research Center's 'Daily Brief' 02 September 2015," FRC -- FATA Research Centre, September 2, 2015.