Incident Summary:

06/11/2016: Assailants attacked police and army outposts in Bala Buluk, Farah, Afghanistan. At least one soldier and 11 assailants were killed and four soldiers and eight assailants were injured in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201606110036

When:
2016-06-11

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Farah

City:
Bala Buluk district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Pancharmain area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Afghan National Army (ANA)
Specific Description Outpost
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Afghan Police
Specific Description Outpost
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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 12 Fatalities / 12 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 12
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 11
Total Number of Injured 12
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 8
Sources
"Afghan officials say over 45 Taliban, security forces sustain casualties," Afghan Islamic Press, June 11, 2016."