Incident Summary:

06/10/2016: An explosives-laden vehicle detonated near an Afghan Border Police (ABP) post in Pachir Agam, Nangarhar, Afghanistan. Following the blast, assailants then attacked the post. At least three people, including one officer and two assailants, were killed and five other, including two officers and three assailants, were injured in the incident. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201606100041

When:
2016-06-10

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nangarhar

City:
Pachir Agam district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Afghan Border Police (ABP)
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Unknown
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 No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 2
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 3
Sources
"Afghan officials say over 45 Taliban, security forces sustain casualties," Afghan Islamic Press, June 11, 2016."
"Afghanistan: Six Taliban Killed in Nangarhar 'Drone Strike'; Three Killed in Bombing, Clash," Pajhwok Afghan News, June 11, 2016."