Incident Summary:

11/08/2016: Assailants opened fire on a Pakistani Police patrol in Dera Murad Jamali, Nasirabad district, Balochistan, Pakistan. At least two officers were killed in the assault. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Dera Murad Jamali

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Nasirabad district.

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 Patrol
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
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
Additional Information The victims included Constables Eisa Khan and Buland Khan.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Al-Alami Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Martyred cops laid to rest," Daily The Pak Banker (Plus Media Solutions Private Limited Publication), November 12, 2016.
"Dera Murad Jamali: Two cops martyred in firing incident," Dunya News, November 9, 2016.
"Two cops killed in Dera Murad Jamali attack," The News International, November 9, 2016.