Incident Summary:

03/14/2017: Assailants abducted three teachers participating in the census in Gishkor, Awaran district, Balochistan, Pakistan. The outcome of the kidnapping is unknown. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201703130004

When:
2017-03-14

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Balochistan

City:
Gishkor

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Awaran district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Government of Pakistan
Specific Description Teachers: Rashid Ali, Elahi Bakhsh, Rasool Bakhsh
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 3
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Pakistan: Three Teachers on Census Duty Kidnapped," Dawn Online, March 15, 2017."
"'Militants' abduct three govt school teachers in Balochistan: official," DAWN Group, March 14, 2017."
"Highlights: Pakistan Balochistan Press 14 March 2017," Summary, March 14, 2017."