Incident Summary:

02/11/2017: Assailants opened fire on a Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle in Balgatar, Balochistan, Pakistan. At least two soldiers were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201702110017

When:
2017-02-11

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Balochistan

City:
Balgatar

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Frontier Corps (FC)
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages 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?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information The victims included Lance Naik Mohammad Naeem and Sepoy Mohammad Hashim.
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 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"Ambush : Two FC men injured in attack," The Express Tribune, February 12, 2017."
"Highlights: Pakistan Balochistan Press 12 February 2017," Summary, February 12, 2017."
"Two FC men injured in firing," Dawn (Pakistan), February 12, 2017."