Incident Summary:

09/28/2016: An explosive device detonated near a Pakistan Armed Forces vehicle in Zermilan, South Waziristan district, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. At least one soldier was killed and three others were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201609280004

When:
2016-09-28

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Federally Administered Tribal Areas

City:
Zermilan

Location Details:
The incident occurred in South Waziristan district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Pakistan Armed Forces
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Weapon Details
A remote-controlled landmine 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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 1 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Pakistan: Blast Targeting Security Vehicle Kills Soldier, Injures Three in South Waziristan," Dawn Online, September 29, 2016."
"Four Soldiers Killed In Khyber, South Waziristan," Tribal News Network, September 29, 2016."