Incident Summary:

06/01/2016: Assailants poisoned students at Istiqlal school in Wardak, Afghanistan. More than 100 students were reported sick as a result of the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201606010047

When:
2016-06-01

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Wardak

City:
Unknown

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Istiqlal School
Specific Description Students
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Chemical Poisoning
Weapon Details
Poison 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 / 101 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 101
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Media Highlights on Afghanistan 2 June 2016," Summary, June 2, 2016."