Incident Summary:

03/13/2017: Security forces identified and killed three suicide bombers attempting to carry out an attack in Raasni, Ghazni, Afghanistan. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201703130037

When:
2017-03-13

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ghazni

City:
Raasni

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Gelan 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
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
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 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 3
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"11 rebels killed in Ghazni clash, drone strike," Pajhwok Afghan News English, March 14, 2017."