Incident Summary:

12/23/2020: Assailants opened fire on a Pakistani Army convoy in Mir Ali, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. One soldier (Naik Yaseen) and two assailants were killed and seven soldiers and 10 assailants were injured in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Mir Ali

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Pakistan Army
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target Pakistan
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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information The victims included soldier Naik Yaseen.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 17 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 2
Total Number of Injured 17
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 10
"Soldier martyred, seven injured in attack on security forces in North Waziristan," Daily Regional Times, December 25, 2020.
"Soldier martyred, seven injured in North Waziristan," SAMAA TV, December 25, 2020.
"Pak Army soldier martyred, 7 injured in ambush on convoy," The Nation Pakistan, December 24, 2020.