Incident Summary:

06/28/2016: Assailants opened fire on a Pakistani Police vehicle in Kachi Baig neighborhood, Sariab, Balochistan, Pakistan. At least two officers were killed and a civilian was injured in the assault. This was one of two similar attacks targeting police personnel in and around Quetta on the same day. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claimed responsibility and stated that the incidents were carried out in retaliation for the death of four group members.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in Kachi Baig area of the city,

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Pakistani Police
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Ghazi Rashid Brigade Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
"Balochistan launches crackdown on Lashkar-e-Jhangvi," The Nation Pakistan, July 1, 2016.
"Gunmen kill 8 security forces in Pakistan's Quetta," Associated Press, June 29, 2016.
"Pakistan: Four police officials shot dead in Quetta," Dawn Online, June 28, 2016.