Incident Summary:

12/22/2015: Assailants opened fire on a passenger van in Nana Sahib, Balochistan province, Pakistan. At least one person was killed and five others were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Nana Sahib

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Duki subdistrict.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Passenger Van
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
Additional Information The victims included Sanaullah, Abdul Nawaz, Musa Jan, Abdul Hakim, and Abdul Khan. Casualty numbers for this attack conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
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 / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Passing van fired upon killing one wounding 5 others," Daily Balochistan Express, December 23, 2015.
"One killed, six injured in gun attack on passenger van in Balochistan's Loralai," DAWN Group, December 22, 2015.
"Highlights: Pakistan Balochistan Press 23 December 2015," OSC Summary, December 23, 2015.