Incident Summary:

12/29/2015: An explosive device detonated inside of an education department office in Shaygal Wa Shiltan district, Kunar province, Afghanistan. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201512290047

When:
2015-12-29

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kunar

City:
Shaygal Wa Shiltan district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description High School Education Department Offices
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Weapon Details
A landmine planted inside an office 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
Sources
"Afghanistan: Explosion in Kunar Education Center Causes Damage, No Casualties," Pajhwok Afghan News, December 29, 2015.