Incident Summary:

09/28/2016: An explosive device detonated in Dado Khel, Logar, Afghanistan. Two children were killed and two others were wounded in the blast. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201609280009

When:
2016-09-28

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Logar

City:
Dado Khel

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Puli Alam district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
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 Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Taliban report several soldiers killed or injured in attacks in Afghan east," Taliban Voice of Jihad Online, September 28, 2016."
"Afghanistan: Official Says Mine Blast Kills 2 Children, 2 Others in Logar Province," Pajhwok Afghan News Online, September 28, 2016."