Incident Summary:

11/10/2017: Three assailants, including two suicide bombers, were intercepted at a checkpoint near Bab-e-Karbala Imambargah in Rohri, Sindh, Pakistan. All three assailants were killed in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Hafeez Brohi Group.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Sukkur district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Bab-e-Karbala Imambargah
Specific Description Imambargah
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
Two explosives-laden vests weighing 15 kilograms each and a pistol were used in the attack.
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
Hafeez Brohi Group 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
"Three killed as terror bid foiled in Rohri," The News International, November 11, 2017.
"Two ‘bombers, facilitator’ killed in Rohri encounter," DAWN Group, November 11, 2017.
"Three terrorists killed as Rangers thwart suicide attack at imambargah in Rohri," Dunya News, November 10, 2017.