Incident Summary:

05/19/2010: On Wednesday night, in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, an improvised explosive device exploded when it was being planted at the shop of Lutaf Gul, a member of the Awami National Party. The shop was damaged and one civilian passerby was injured along with the militant. No group claimed responsibility.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Awami National Party
Specific Description A shop belonging to an Awami National Party member
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An improvised explosive device was used in the attack.
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
Additional Information It is unknown if civilians were the target of this attack.
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 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 1
"National Counterterrorism Center, "One Civilian Injured in IED Attack in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, October 8, 2010."
"Right Vision News, "Pakistan: Militant Injured by Bomb He Was Planting," LexisNexis Academic, Right Vision News, May 21, 2010."