Incident Summary:

12/15/2015: Assailants opened fire on Shafi Bizenjo in Jhao town, Balochistan province, Pakistan. Bizenjo, the brother of the political secretary of the Balochistan Chief Minister, was killed and a Levies Forces officer was injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Lanjar area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Balochistan
Specific Description Brother of Political Secretary of Chief Minister: Shafi Bizenjo
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Levies Forces
Specific Description Officer: Malik Mular Bizenjo
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 / 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
"Brother of Balochistan CM's political secretary shot dead in Awaran," Daily Regional Times, December 16, 2015.
"Pakistan: Levies official killed in militant attack on checkpost in Pishin, 3 injured," Dawn Online, December 15, 2015.
"Highlights: Pakistan Balochistan Press 16 December 2015," OSC Summary, December 16, 2015.