Incident Summary:

10/31/2020: Assailants opened fire on the convoy of Haji Din Mohammad, the High Council for National Reconciliation (HNRC) head, along the Kabul-Jalalabad highway in Surobi district, Kabul, Afghanistan. Mohammad was unharmed, but a guard was killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Taliban.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Surobi district

Location Details:
The incident occurred along the Kabul-Jalalabad Highway (AH1).

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity High Council for National Reconciliation (HNRC)
Specific Description Convoy of Deputy Head: Haji Din Mohammad
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
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
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 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Afghanistan: 40 people murdered in embattled attacks," Global English (Middle East and North Africa Financial Network), November 1, 2020.
"Gunmen Attack Convoy of Deputy Head of Afghanistan’s Reconciliation Council - Source," Sputnik, November 1, 2020.