Incident Summary:

10/07/2015: An explosive device detonated at Hamza Public School in Bar Qambar Khel, Khyber district, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. There were no reported casualties in the blast. Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan) claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Bar Qambar Khel

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Hamza Public School
Specific Description Girls' 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
Explosives Unknown Explosive 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
Lashkar-e-Islam (Pakistan) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
"Pakistan: Forces seize ammunition in Bara," The News Online, October 9, 2015.
"School bombed," The News International (Asianet-Pakistan), October 8, 2015.
"Private school damaged in blast," Tribal News Network, October 8, 2015.