Incident Summary:

05/05/2018: Assailants opened fire on the vehicle of a Shia landlord in Mianli, Prova subdistrict, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. At least two people, including the landlord, were killed and two other people were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Prova teshil, Dera Ismail Khan district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Vehicle Shia Civilian: Manzoor Abbas Ansari
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
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
Additional Information The victims included Muhammad Akram. Sources suspected that the attack may have been the result of personal enmity.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Landlord among two shot dead in DI Khan," The News International, May 6, 2018.
"Pakistan: Shia landlord, passer by martyred in terrorist attack in DI Khan / Photos,", May 6, 2018.