Incident Summary:

11/30/2015: Assailants opened fire on a Pakistani Police patrol in Tandkoi village, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. At least one officer was killed and another was injured in the assault. This was one of two attacks in Swabi district carried out by the same assailants on this date. No group claimed responsibility; however, officials attributed the attacks to Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Pakistani Police
Specific Description Patrol
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?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The victims included Constable Imtiaz Khan and Ghulam Abbas.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Police arrest two TTP's target killers in Swabi," Dunya News, December 15, 2015.
"Pakistan: Polio programme official killed in Swabi attack," Dawn Online, December 1, 2015.