Incident Summary:

12/31/2015: Assailants fired two rockets that landed and detonated near a polling station in Dasht subdistrict, Kech district, Balochistan province, Pakistan. There were no reported casualties in the attack. The Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201512310031

When:
2015-12-31

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Balochistan

City:
Kech district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Dasht area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Dasht Area
Specific Description Area
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Two rockets were 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
Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
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
"Unknown armed men fire 3 rockets in Mand and Dasht," Daily Balochistan Express, January 1, 2016.
"Highlights: Pakistan Balochistan Press 1 January 2016," OSC Summary, January 1, 2016.