Incident Summary:

12/29/2015: An explosive device detonated near a Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle in Isplinji, Dashat subdistrict, Balochistan province, Pakistan. At least one soldier was killed and two others were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201512290026

When:
2015-12-29

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Balochistan

City:
Isplinji

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Dashat subdistrict.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Frontier Corps (FC)
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information The victims included Constable Tariq, Naik Imtiaz, and Constable Naveed.
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 / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Pakistan: FC man, three militants die in blast, clash," Dawn Online, December 30, 2015.
"Pakistan: FC soldier killed, two others injured in Mastung IED blast," The Express Tribune Online, December 30, 2015.
"FC personal martyred, two injured in blast," Daily Times, December 30, 2015.