Incident Summary:

01/29/2019: An explosive device detonated in front of a police station in Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran. There were no reported casualties in the blast. This was one of two related bombings in Zahedan on this date. Jaish al-Adl claimed responsibility for the incidents.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Sistan and Baluchestan


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Iranian National Police Force (INPF)
Specific Description Station
Nationality of Target Iran
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Grenade
Weapon Details
A handmade percussion grenade was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish al-Adl Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
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
"Second bomb injures Iranian police at scene of initial blast," Kurdistan 24, January 30, 2019.
"Two bombs explode in southeast Iran, police officers wounded," Trend News Agency - Central Asia (English), January 30, 2019.
"Double-bombing wounds 3 police in Iran," ABC News, January 29, 2019.