Incident Summary:

12/31/2017: Assailants attacked the house of a public uprising member in Kohistan district, Faryab, Afghanistan. Six relatives of the uprising member were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Taliban.

GTD ID:
201712310018

When:
2017-12-31

Country:
Afghanistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Faryab

City:
Kohistan district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity National Uprising Movement (NUM)
Specific Description House of Member
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
Taliban No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 6 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
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 Pashto Press 02 January 2018," Summary, January 2, 2018."
"Six Members Of One Family Shot Dead In Faryab," Tolo News, January 1, 2018."