Incident Summary:

09/22/2018: Security forces identified and killed two assailants, including a suicide bomber, who were attempting to carry out an attack in Mamond, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

GTD ID:
201809220016

When:
2018-09-22

Country:
Pakistan

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

City:
Mamond

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Bajaur district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
Weapon Details
An explosives-laden jacket was 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) TTP Bajaur Agency No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 2
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Pakistan: Terrorist bid foiled in Bajaur; two killed," Dawn Online, September 23, 2018.