Incident Summary:

03/13/2017: Two explosive devices were discovered and defused outside the Pakistan Federal Board of Revenue office on Spini Road in Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201703130006

When:
2017-03-13

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Balochistan

City:
Quetta

Location Details:
The incident occurred on Spini Road.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Pakistan Federal Board of Revenue
Specific Description Office
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two explosive devices weighing between four and six kilograms each were 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
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
"Highlights: Pakistan Balochistan Press 14 March 2017," Summary, March 14, 2017."
"Major terror bid foiled," The Frontier Post (AsiaNet), March 14, 2017."
"Disaster averted: Two bombs defused in Quetta," Dunya News, March 13, 2017."