Incident Summary:

03/25/2016: An explosives-laden bicycle detonated near the house of a Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) official in Makroryan area, Kabul city, Kabul province, Afghanistan. A security guard was injured in the blast. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201603250007

When:
2016-03-25

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kabul

City:
Kabul

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Makroryan area of the 9th police district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC)
Specific Description Residence of Employees
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Sticky Bomb
Weapon Details
An explosive device attached to a bicycle 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
Taliban Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
Sources
"1 injured in Kabul explosion," IBNS, March 25, 2016."
"2nd LD Writethru: Rocket attack rocks near Afghan parliament in Kabul," Xinhua General News Service, March 28, 2016."
"2nd LD Writethru: 1 injured in Kubul blast," Xinhua General News Service, March 25, 2016."