Incident Summary:

03/13/2017: Assailants attacked military outposts in Dawlatabad, Faryab, Afghanistan. This was one of two incidents targeting outposts in Faryab on the same day. At least eight assailants were killed across both attacks. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents; however, sources attributed the attacks to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201703140019

When:
2017-03-13

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Faryab

City:
Dawlatabad district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Afghan National Security Force (ANSF)
Specific Description Outposts
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 Casualty numbers represent a division of the total number of those killed across incidents 201703140018 and 201703140019.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Taliban No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 4
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Program Summary: Mazar-e Sharif Ariana TV Dari 1230 GMT 14 Mar 17," Ariana TV, March 14, 2017."