Incident Summary:

12/14/2017: Assailants threw a grenade at the National Party office in Turbat, Balochistan, Pakistan. There were no reported casualties in the blast. The Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201712140025

When:
2017-12-14

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Balochistan

City:
Turbat

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Kech district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity National Party
Specific Description Office
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
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
"National Party office attacked in Turbat," Dawn (Pakistan), December 15, 2017.
"NP office attacked in Turbat," Daily Balochistan Express, December 14, 2017.
"BLF owns terror attack on office of National Party in Turbat," Mustikhan's Musings, December 15, 2017.