Incident Summary:

10/12/2015: An explosive device was discovered and defused near the Rayan Education School and College in Maidan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Rayan Education School and College
Specific Description Girls' Private School
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Time Fuse
Weapon Details
A locally-made eight-kilogram time-detonated explosive device concealed in a bag containing a pressure cooker, two watches, and electric detonators 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
Unknown 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
"Police foil terrorists bid, defuses IED planted near girls' school," Daily The Pak Banker (Plus Media Solutions Private Limited Publication), October 13, 2015.
"Terror bid foiled in Lower Dir," The News International (Asianet-Pakistan), October 13, 2015.
"Security forces foil terror bid near private school in Lower Dir," Tribal News Network, October 12, 2015.