Incident Summary:

12/25/2016: Assailants attacked Afghan Local Police (ALP) officers in Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan. At least three officers were killed and a fourth was injured in the incident. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201612250001

When:
2016-12-25

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Badakhshan

City:
Jurm district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Afghan Local Police (ALP)
Specific Description Personnel
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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
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 3 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
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
Sources
"3 ALP men, rebel leader killed in Badakhshan," Pajhwok Afghan News English, December 26, 2016."
"Highlights: Pakistan Pashto Press 27 December 2016," Summary, December 27, 2016."