Incident Summary:

02/11/2017: An explosives-laden vehicle was discovered and safely defused in Kunduz, Afghanistan. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201702120032

When:
2017-02-11

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kunduz

City:
Kunduz

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Kunduz district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
An explosives-laden vehicle containing 220 kilograms of explosive material 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) 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 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
Sources
"State PAO: Afghan TV News Summary 12 February 2014," US Embassy Public Affairs Office, February 12, 2017."
"Deadly car bombing plot foiled in Kunduz city," Khaama Press, February 12, 2017."
"Afghan police seize 210 kg explosives in northern province," Xinhua News Agency, February 12, 2017."