Incident Summary:

06/26/2019: Three assailants wearing suicide vests opened fire on Police Lines in Loralai district, Balochistan, Pakistan. At least one assailant was killed by police officers, while at least one suicide bomber successfully detonated their vest. All three assailants and one police officer were killed and two others were injured in the ensuing clash. Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Loralai district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Quick Reaction Force (QRF)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Pakistani Police
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Three explosives-laden vests and firearms were 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
Additional Information The victims included police officers Constable Allah Nawaz, Atta-ur Rehman Tareen, Bibi Fatima, Sajad Ahmed, Muhammad Idress, and Muhammad Ramzan. Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority and lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 3
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"At Least Four Killed, Two Wounded, in Attack against Police in Pakistan," Latin American Herald Tribune, June 27, 2019.
"3 suicide bombers dead as forces foil hit on police," The Nation Pakistan, June 26, 2019.
"Three suicide bombers killed as security forces foil attack in Loralai," Daily Times, June 26, 2019.