"Incident ID",Year,Month,Day,"Country Code",Country,Region,District,City,UN,INGO,ICRC,"NRCS and IFRC",NNGO,Other,"Nationals killed","Nationals wounded","Nationals kidnapped","Total nationals","Internationals killed","Internationals wounded","Internationals kidnapped","Total internationals","Total killed","Total wounded","Total kidnapped","Total affected","Gender Male","Gender Female","Gender Unknown","Means of attack","Attack context",Location,Latitude,Longitude,"Actor type","Actor name",Details,Verified,Source #event+id,#date+year,#date+month,#date+day,#country+code,#country+name+i_en,#adm1+name+i_en,#adm2+name+i_en,#adm3+name+i_en,#affected+UN,#affected+INGO,#affected+ICRC,#affected+IFRC,#affected+NGO,#affected+other,#affected+killed+national,#affected+injured+national,#affected+kidnapped+national,#affected+total+national,#affected+killed+international,#affected+injured+international,#affected+kidnapped+international,#affected+total+international,#affected+total+killed,#affected+total+injured,#affected+total+kidnapped,#affected+total,#affected+total+m,#affected+total+f,#affected+total+i,#event+means+i_en,#event+type+i_en,#loc+type+i_en,#geo+lat,#geo+lon,#group+type+i_en,#group+name+i_en,#description+i_en,, 162,2001,12,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,4,1,0,0,0,0,1,4,0,5,0,0,0,0,1,4,0,5,1,0,4,Shooting,Ambush,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"3 UN national staff beaten/wounded; 1 UN (different agency) national staff shot dead, and 1 NGO national staff wounded (broken arm).",Archived,Archived 163,2001,12,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed.",Archived,Archived 166,2002,1,,AF,Afghanistan,Samangan,Aybak,Aybak,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Unknown,36.26468,68.01551,Unknown,Unknown,"2 UN national staff beaten in ambush in Aibak.",Archived,Archived 170,2002,2,,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif","Mazar-e Sharif",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Home,36.7,67.116667,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff shot and wounded after four armed men raided his house in Mazar-e Sharif.",Archived,Archived 176,2002,4,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff shot dead in his house.",Archived,Archived 197,2002,11,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,"Bodily assault",Unknown,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"2 UN national staff beaten.",Archived,Archived 200,2002,11,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff shot dead on community visit.",Archived,Archived 204,2002,11,24,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Chahar Bolak",Charbolak,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,36.83763,66.63932,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (Japanese) staff killed in Chaharbolak district of Balkh, reported Nov 24, no other details.",Archived,Archived 221,2003,3,27,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"1 ICRC international (Swiss and El Salvador) staff shot and killed in ambush north of Kandahar City, March 27.",Archived,Archived 231,2003,5,3,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,34.3707276,68.3288601,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed in Wardak, May 3.",Yes,"Focal Point" 241,2003,7,22,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,32.607111,62.671011,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed in Farah, Afghanistan, July 22.",Archived,Archived 248,2003,8,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,Unknown,Ambush,Road,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff wounded in vehicle ambush.",Archived,Archived 250,2003,8,7,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,31.341322,63.993456,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed in ambush in Helmand, Aug 7.",Archived,Archived 247,2003,8,13,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,,,0,0,0,6,0,0,2,4,0,6,0,0,0,0,2,4,0,6,0,0,6,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,33.5448968,68.4132108,Unknown,Unknown,"2 RC national staff killed, 4 national staff wounded when ambushed in Ghazni, Aug 13.",Archived,Archived 256,2003,9,,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Ambush,Unknown,31.341322,63.993456,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff ambushed and shot dead in Helmand, Sept 24.",Archived,Archived 258,2003,9,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Bodily assault",Raid,Home,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff robbed and beaten by armed group at home.",Archived,Archived 254,2003,9,8,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Muqur,,0,5,0,0,0,0,4,1,0,5,0,0,0,0,4,1,0,5,0,0,5,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,33.5448968,68.4132108,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Four INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded when ambushed in Moqor district of Ghazni province on September 8th. The Taliban reportedly orchestrated the attack.",Archived,Archived 265,2003,11,,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,,,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,2,1,1,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,33.5448968,68.4132108,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff wounded and 1 international staff shot and killed in car in Ghazni.",Archived,Archived 279,2004,2,14,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,,,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,4,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,32.607111,62.671011,Unknown,Unknown,"4 NGO national staff killed in Farah ambush, Feb 14.",Archived,Archived 280,2004,2,25,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,0,0,0,5,0,5,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,0,0,5,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,34.5197058,69.1624302,Unknown,Unknown,"5 NGO national staff killed in ambush northeast of Kabul, Feb 25.",Archived,Archived 284,2004,3,7,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,"Qalat ",Qalat,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,33.93911,67.709953,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One Red Crescent national staff member was shot dead in an ambush approximately 3 kilometers from Qalat, March 7. The Taliban has been suspected in this incident.",Archived,Archived 290,2004,4,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff killed in armed raid on office.",Archived,Archived 296,2004,5,18,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,36.7581256,66.8980826,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff murdered in Balkh, May 18.",Yes,"Focal Point" 297,2004,5,23,AF,Afghanistan,Samangan,,,0,0,0,0,3,0,2,1,0,3,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,0,0,3,"Landmine ",Ambush,Road,36,67.666667,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff killed, 1 national staff injured when vehicle hit landmine in Samangan, May 23.",Archived,Archived 303,2004,6,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Other Explosives",Unknown,Office/compound,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff injured by bomb outside gate.",Archived,Archived 302,2004,6,2,AF,Afghanistan,Badghis,,,0,5,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,3,0,0,3,5,0,0,5,0,0,5,Unknown,Ambush,Road,35,63.75,Unknown,Unknown,"3 INGO international and 2 national staff killed when vehicle ambushed in Badghis, June 2. The organization said it was suspending all activity across the country.",Archived,Archived 311,2004,7,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff stabbed and wounded in robbery, later received death threats from perpetrator.",Archived,Archived 315,2004,8,,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,33.5487421,69.4346945,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff shot and killed in Paktia.",Archived,Archived 320,2004,9,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,10,0,0,0,0,0,10,0,10,0,0,0,0,0,10,0,10,0,0,10,"Bodily assault","Mob violence",Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","10 INGO national staff (of two different organizations) beaten and stoned by mob after false rumors spread regarding their activities.",Archived,Archived 323,2004,10,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff wounded when hit in shootout.",Archived,Archived 329,2004,11,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,3,0,0,Shelling,Raid,Office/compound,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"3 INGO national staff killed by rocket propelled grenade attack on compound, Nov 28.",Archived,Archived 334,2004,12,5,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,34.5197058,69.1624302,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (Japanese) staff killed in Kabul, Dec 5.",Archived,Archived 348,2005,1,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff tied up and wounded in armed robbery of INGO office/house by armed gang.",Archived,Archived 350,2005,2,23,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,31.341322,63.993456,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff murdered in Helmand, Feb 23.",Yes,"Focal Point" 355,2005,3,,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,34.5197058,69.1624302,Unknown,Unknown,"1 IFI international staff seconded to Afghan govt ambushed and killed in Kabul.",Archived,Archived 353,2005,3,8,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,32.607111,62.671011,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff killed in attack in Farah, March 8.",Yes,"Focal Point" 362,2005,4,13,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,35.75,69,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff killed in Baghlan, April 13.",Yes,"Official Report" 369,2005,5,,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,35.75,69,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed by hanging in an incident involving three Afghan women who were found hanged in Baghlan as warning to female aid workers (one of the others was a national civil servant; one was unidentified).",Archived,Archived 370,2005,5,,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34.5197058,69.1624302,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (Italian) staff kidnapped in Kabul, later released.",Archived,Archived 373,2005,6,1,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Pishin,"Kandahar-Herat Highway bridge",0,7,0,0,0,0,2,5,0,7,0,0,0,0,2,5,0,7,0,0,7,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,31.39686,67.08582,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"2 1NGO national staff killed and 5 national staff injured from the by insurgent bomb attack on bridge on the Kandahar-Herat highway, June 1.",Archived,Archived 374,2005,6,4,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,32.627761,65.901625,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff killed in Uruzgan, June 4.",Yes,"Official Report" 375,2005,6,7,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff shot and killed by unknown assailants in Ghazni, June 7. According to report, killing was to set an example and deter others from working with NGOs.",Yes,"Focal Point" 387,2005,7,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff kidnapped in July 2005; found dead on Dec 4. They were working on a health project.",Archived,Archived 393,2005,9,,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,1,1,0,2,1,0,1,Unknown,Ambush,Road,34.9897121,68.8733495,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international staff wounded and 1 national staff killed when ambushed on motorbike in Parwan.",Archived,Archived 397,2005,10,,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,"Kandahar (near)",0,0,0,0,8,0,5,3,0,8,0,0,0,0,5,3,0,8,0,0,8,Shooting,Ambush,Road,31.61332,65.71013,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"5 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff wounded when shot by Taliban insurgents while driving towards Kandahar.",Archived,Archived 398,2005,10,20,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,,,0,0,0,0,4,0,1,3,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,0,0,4,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,35.9261784,64.6237758,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"1 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff wounded in Faryab by suspected Taliban guerrillas, Oct 20.",Archived,Archived 417,2006,1,,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Lashkar Gah","Lashkar Gah",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",31.59382,64.37161,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff killed in Lashkargah, Helmand. 1 or 2 shot at mosque.",Archived,Archived 430,2006,4,,AF,Afghanistan,Badghis,Qadis,"Darreh-ye Bum ",0,0,0,0,5,0,5,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,0,0,5,Kidnap-killing,Raid,"Project site",34.8085,63.43003,Unknown,Unknown,"5 NGO national staff medical workers, in Darrah-i-Bohm, Badghis tied up and killed in clinic attack.",Archived,Archived 435,2006,5,12,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,,,2,1,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,1,0,2,"Aerial bombardment",Ambush,Road,34.3508273,62.2164003,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff killed, 1 NGO national staff doctor killed, and 1 UN national staff program manager wounded (lost leg) when the vehicle came under rocket fire in Heart, May 12.",Archived,Archived 436,2006,5,17,AF,Afghanistan,,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Unknown,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,"Non-state armed group: Global",Al-Qaeda,"I UN national staff driver wounded when UN vehicle hit by suicide bomber in Kandahar, May 17.",Archived,Archived 726,2006,5,21,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,36.7581256,66.8980826,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff shot dead by two unknown perpetrators in front of home. The victim was working as a teacher of the NGO's educational project. The motive behind of this killing is still unclear and it is possible that this was some kind of personal / family enmity, not a political act.",Yes,"Focal Point" 439,2006,5,22,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,1,0,3,"Landmine ",Ambush,Road,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"4 NGO national staff killed when their car hit a landmine, May 22. One doctor, two nurses and their driver.",Archived,Archived 440,2006,5,30,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,Sheberghan,"Abas - Chapa Chi Ariq Road",0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,4,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.83333,65.83333,Unknown,Unknown,"4 INGO national staff shot and killed inside their car while traveling between Abas and Chapa Chi Ariq villages in Jawzjan, May 30. 4 men were later arrested. No motive established.",Archived,Archived 441,2006,5,30,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,,,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,1,0,2,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,36.75,72,Unknown,Unknown,"3 donor agency national staff killed in remote control bomb attack on bridge in Badakshan, May 30.",Archived,Archived 447,2006,6,,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Chahar Bolak",Charbolak,0,3,0,0,0,0,1,2,0,3,0,0,0,0,1,2,0,3,1,0,2,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,36.83763,66.63932,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff driver killed and 2 national staff injured when militants attacked their car in Charbolak district of Balkh province.",Archived,Archived 727,2006,6,2,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,35.75,69,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff member killed by small arms fire at their residence. According to the report, the victim was shot after returning from a party. The murdered staff member was a district program manager/ head of sub-office in Baghlan-e-Jadid district. Four suspected men (who accompanied the victim from the party to his home) were arrested by the police. A police investigation is ongoing",Archived,Archived 448,2006,6,22,AF,Afghanistan,Nurestan,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,1,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.3,70.833333,Unknown,Unknown,"3 INGO national staff kidnapped while driving in eastern Nuristan province, June 22; released after 4 days.",Archived,Archived 453,2006,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,Bakwa,,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Raid,"Project site",32.23556,62.94611,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff wounded when health clinic was attached in Farah Province, Bakwa District, July 10. Unknown perpetrators hit the guard and burnt a flying coach vehicle (used as ambulance), a motorbike and broke the doors and the windows of the c",Archived,Archived 457,2006,7,23,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.1605257,64.9201949,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff killed when their vehicle in Ghor province was ambushed by gunmen firing AK-47s. No known motive.",Archived,Archived 458,2006,7,25,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Other Explosives","Individual attack",Home,34,69.25,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff in Logar province wounded by an IED at their house. The bomb was rigged to the entry gate. Unclear if targeted for INGO work or if it was personal.",Yes,"Official Report" 728,2006,8,9,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,"Individual attack",Home,33.5448968,68.4132108,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff killed: Initial reports state that an NGO employee was allegedly taken out from his residence by a group of assailants in the area. Later on he was found killed in the nearby village. No further information available at this stage.",Archived,Archived 472,2006,8,27,AF,Afghanistan,Badghis,Murghab,,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,Unknown,Raid,Office/compound,35,63.75,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff guards found dead after two armed men climbed over the wall into an INGO office compound in Badghis Province, Bala Murghab District, Aug 27. Reportedly the perpetrators damaged (did not steal) office equipment, and broke the windows.",Archived,Archived 476,2006,9,10,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,1,1,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"3 INGO (1 international [Colombian], 2 national) staff kidnapped ,Sept 9; released Sept 29.",Archived,Archived 480,2006,9,16,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,0,0,0,4,0,3,1,0,4,0,0,0,0,3,1,0,4,0,0,4,"Vehicle-born IED","Individual attack",Road,34.533333,69.166667,Unknown,Unknown,"3 NGO national staff killed and 1 national staff injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded under their car just south of the capital, Sept 16.",Archived,Archived 487,2006,11,2,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff kidnapped when armed men attempted to kidnap eight national staff members at an IDP camp basic health care clinic in Kandahar province, Nov 2. Seven of the eight managed to escape. No parties have claimed responsibility.",Archived,Archived 488,2006,11,5,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,5,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.5487421,69.4346945,Unknown,Unknown,"5 NGO national staff kidnapped in Paktya province, Nov 5. No parties have claimed responsibility.",Yes,"Official Report" 486,2006,11,6,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Zurmat,,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.41897,69.12144,Unknown,Unknown,"4 UN national staff kidnapped in Zormat district of the eastern Paktia province while on their way to visit a new school. No word on whether have been released.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1209,2006,12,6,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Zurmat,,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,"Project site",33.41897,69.12144,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff were snatched by unidentified armed men in Paktia's Zurmat district on, Wednesday Dec 6. The men were visiting a hospital that the aid group runs in the area.",Archived,Archived 751,2007,1,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul traveling from Parvan",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.52813,69.17233,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff engineer kidnapped when traveling from his workplace in Parwan town to his home in Kabul, 24 Jan. The victims vehicle was waved off the road by and approached by a man dressed in army fatigues and bearing weapons. The victim was not mistreated, tortured or threatened in any way. None of his possessions were taken. Released on 27 Jan.",Archived,Archived 729,2007,2,17,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,"Individual attack",Home,35.9261784,64.6237758,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed at home in a target killing.",Archived,Archived 514,2007,3,8,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,35.5532126,66.2426766,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (German) staff killed when vehicles of INGO came under fire in Shar-e-Pul Province, March 8. 3 Afghans were robbed (not included) but let go while the German was killed later.",Archived,Archived 516,2007,4,3,AF,Afghanistan,Nimruz,,,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,2,2,0,0,5,5,3,1,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,30.5,62,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"2 INGO international (French) staff and 3 national staff (cook, driver and bodyguard) kidnapped by Taliban insurgents in Nimroz province, April 3; he two internationals released April 28 and May 11; 3 nationals released May 27.",Archived,Archived 1208,2007,4,17,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,5,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,5,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Unknown,Unknown,31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"Four UN contractors and 1 national staff driver were killed when a powerful remote-controlled bomb destroyed a UN vehicle in Kandahar, April 17.",Archived,Archived 1210,2007,4,29,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,1,0,2,3,0,0,0,0,1,0,2,3,1,0,2,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.727865,68.867998,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff driver killed when pulled from truck in Kunduz province on Sunday evening and shot. The vehicle was set on fire. 2 national staff other employees are missing.",Archived,Archived 538,2007,5,8,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff driver was shot dead on the way to work in the southern province of Kandahar by unidentified men on a motorbike. Police are now looking for the assassins",Archived,Archived 730,2007,6,11,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,"Individual attack",Home,36.734772,70.811995,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed at their residence",Archived,Archived 550,2007,6,17,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,Unknown,Combat/Crossfire,Road,34.5197058,69.1624302,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"2 INGO international (Japanese) staff wounded passing through traffic circle in Kabul when Taliban bombed a police academy bus at Kabul",Archived,Archived 731,2007,6,19,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,34.220389,70.3800314,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","1 NGO national staff shot and killed by an armed group.",Archived,Archived 557,2007,7,,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff, a doctor and his chauffeur, were on a work visit and failed to return to the hospital where they are based, when they were kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan.",Archived,Media 559,2007,7,13,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,,,0,0,0,0,0,3,1,2,0,3,0,0,0,0,1,2,0,3,0,0,3,Unknown,Ambush,Road,32,67.25,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"1 donor agency national staff killed and 2 national staff injured Friday after suspected Taliban ambushed their convoy",Yes,"Official Report" 560,2007,7,18,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34,69.25,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff were shot and killed in an attack in Logar Province southeast of the capital Kabul by unidentified gunmen.",Archived,Archived 692,2007,7,19,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,Fayzabad,Fayzabad,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Body-borne IED",Ambush,Road,37.1187512,70.5784966,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff injured on his way to work by blast from suicide bomber attack on a police station.",Archived,Archived 562,2007,8,18,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack","Public location",34.5197058,69.1624302,Criminal,"Haqqani Network","1 INGO international staff seized from a Kabul restaurant while having lunch with her husband on Saturday. A spokesman on a video said the abductors were not Taliban, but belonged to a ""special network"".He demanded the release of the group's men held by President Hamid Karzai's government",Archived,Archived 732,2007,9,6,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Raid,Home,31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff killed when two armed men entered the victim's home.",Archived,Archived 565,2007,9,12,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.734772,70.811995,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff who was working for an agency providing small financial support for locals was shot dead by two unknown gunmen while he was traveling in on a motorbike northeastern Badakhshan province on Wednesday afternoon. Some locals said another Bengalese was injured, but the police did not confirm (not included). No one has claimed responsibility, and the motivation for the attack was not immediately known. But the police said one suspect was arrested. Local officials blamed the killing on highway robbers.",Archived,Archived 566,2007,9,16,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Office/compound,34,69.25,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff kidnapped by six unknown men who entered the office and forcefully took him away in Logar province on Saturday; released December 8. Police arrested two (other report says three) men who said they were involved and were robbers but police said they had not stolen anything and may have been linked to a militant group.",Archived,Archived 733,2007,9,19,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,34.3707276,68.3288601,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff (a doctor & his driver) were found dead in Chack District.",Archived,Archived 569,2007,9,26,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,,,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34.3707276,68.3288601,Unknown,Unknown,"2 ICRC national staff and 2 international (1 Burmese, 1 Macedonian) kidnapped Wednesday in central Wardak province by Taliban militians; released Saturday. They were ""Our mujahideen detained the Red Cross workers in Wardak province without knowing they were ICRC staff,"" said a Taliban spokesman who declined to be named. ""We have nothing against the Red Cross and we are going to release them soon.""",Archived,Archived 574,2007,9,30,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,1,0,1,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34,69.25,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff (driver and a skilled staffer) were snatched from the Baraki Barak district while travelling to Kabul. The two workers had completed a water and sanitation project in Logar when kidnapped by an armed gang Sunday. That the kidnappers had not made very specific demands but the main motive behind the abduction was ransom. The aid group was holding talks with the kidnappers through local elders but it would not pay a ransom.",Archived,Archived 734,2007,10,11,AF,Afghanistan,Bamian,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,34.75,67.25,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff security guard found dead with 2 stab wounds to the stomach",Archived,Archived 666,2007,10,25,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Ghazni,"Moi Mubarak",0,3,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,2,2,0,1,2,3,2,0,1,Kidnapping,Raid,Office/compound,33.55391,68.42096,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO international (Banglasdeshi) staff kidnapped and 1 national staff wounded by unidentified gunmen Thursday. The two international staff were taken from their office in Moi Mobarok in the provincial capital.",Yes,"Official Report" 735,2007,11,18,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Ambush,Road,36.734772,70.811995,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed when an INGO vehicle with 6 occupants was ambushed.",Archived,Archived 584,2007,12,2,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,"Kandahar-Helmand road",2,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,2,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,2,2,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,31.61332,65.71013,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff truck driver shot and killed and 1 UN national staff abducted and remains missing. The incident occured while delivering UN humanitarian assistance last Sunday. A truck carrying 14 tons of high energy biscuits for the UN agency was ambushed by armed men on the road from Kandahar to Helmand in southern Afghanistan.",Yes,"Official Report" 769,2008,1,4,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,"Public location",33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international staff wounded in Afghanistan hotel bombing.",Yes,"Focal Point" 591,2008,1,14,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,"Public location",34.5197058,69.1624302,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"1 donor agency international staff killed in Taliban bombing of Serena Hotel.",Archived,Archived 593,2008,1,26,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,2,0,0,2,1,1,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (American) staff and 1 INGO national staff driver kidnapped in Kandahar. Assumed killed. No group has claimed responsibility for the abductions, and the Taliban insurgents behind many of the recent year's kidnappings have denied involvement.",Yes,Archived 736,2008,3,5,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"A NGO national staff shot and killed by unknown armed persons.",Archived,Archived 737,2008,3,17,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif to Jowzjan ",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.75635,66.8972,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff driver died from serious injuries when the INGO vehicle traveling from Mazar-e-Sharif to Jawzjan Province came under small arms fire attack by two unknown individuals riding a motorcycle. The other vehicle occupant escaped unharmed.",Yes,"Official Report" 738,2008,3,23,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,Fayzabad,"Surkh Tepa ",0,0,0,0,12,0,5,7,0,12,0,0,0,0,5,7,0,12,0,0,12,Unknown,Ambush,Road,36.83333,65.83333,Unknown,Unknown,"5 NGO national staff killed and 7 NGO national staff injured when a convoy consisting of four vehicles came under SAF attack in Surkh Tepa area of Faizabad District.",Archived,Archived 739,2008,3,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,"Dashte Archi","Wazir Khel",0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.72896,68.857,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff killed when their vehicle came under small arms fire attack in Archi District, Wazer Khil area of Kunduz Province. The vehicle was en route from Arich District to Kunduz city.",Archived,Archived 791,2008,4,3,AF,Afghanistan,,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff shot and injured during an attack while driving in a private vehicle.",Yes,"Focal Point" 667,2008,4,11,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.9897121,68.8733495,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff (doctor and a driver) were kidnapped while travelling between Kabul and Kunduz.",Archived,Archived 740,2008,4,28,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,"Individual attack",Unknown,36.7581256,66.8980826,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed. The body of the staff member was found in close proximity to the victim",Archived,Archived 741,2008,6,19,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,1,0,1,Unknown,Raid,"Project site",36.727865,68.867998,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff (a guard and doctor) killed by the intruders, who then escaped leaving the facility undamaged. An unconfirmed number of individuals arrived at a clinic run by an INGO with intent to burn it down.",Archived,Archived 742,2008,7,4,AF,Afghanistan,Nurestan,,,0,4,0,0,0,0,3,1,0,4,0,0,0,0,3,1,0,4,0,0,4,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,35.3,70.833333,"Foreign or coalition forces","International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)","3 INGO national staff killed and one wounded when IMF conducted air strikes, against a reported AOG group. 22 civilians had been killed and seven others injured as a result of the strikes (not included).",Archived,Archived 743,2008,7,7,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,31.6257334,65.7145053,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","3 INGO national staff kidnapped by an AOG element. One of the INGO national staff (who is also reported to have been working with/or having association with a GoA office as well) along with 2 companions were traveling in a local taxi on the Kandahar",Archived,Archived 744,2008,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Nimruz,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Office/compound,30.5,62,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff kidnapped and found dead. The viticm was a NSP related engineer reported missing after attending a private party and dropped off at an office he was staying at. This staff member is reported as being from out of province whose only purpose for being in Nimroz was attending the party. He was subsequently found deceased on the 12th of July in Chakansour District, the victim of knife wounds. At this time it is unclear who the perpetrators were or why he was killed.",Archived,Archived 627,2008,7,18,AF,Afghanistan,Daykondi,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.725113,66.2196554,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO international (French) staff abducted by unidentified gunmen in Nili, the capital of Daykundi Province in central Afghanistan, 18 July. The INGO temporarily suspended its operations across the country for security reasons.",Yes,"Focal Point" 633,2008,8,13,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,,,0,5,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,3,0,0,3,4,1,0,5,1,4,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34,69.25,Unknown,Unknown,"3 INGO international (1 British-Canadian, 1 Canadian, 1 Trinidadian-American) staff and 1 INGO national staff driver killed and 1 INGO national staff injured when gunmen opened fire on their vehicle near the capital Kabul. The INGO had ""suspended its humanitarian aid programmes in Afghanistan indefinitely"" following the attack.",Yes,"Official Report" 635,2008,8,19,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Kundoz,Kundoz,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,36.7175566,68.8672916,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff found murdered in the region of Kunduz, 19 August. Victim was abducted while driving an INGO vehicle. The motives behind this murder are still unclear.",Archived,Archived 745,2008,8,20,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,,,0,0,0,0,6,0,1,5,0,6,0,0,0,0,1,5,0,6,0,0,6,Unknown,Ambush,Road,34.9897121,68.8733495,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff killed and 5 NGO national staff wounded when their locally run, internationally funded, NGO vehicle was struck by an IED.",Archived,Archived 699,2008,8,24,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,1,0,1,0,4,0,4,0,0,4,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"4 INGO staff (3 national, 1 intl) were badly shaken and suffered injuries incl whiplash, hearing loss when a two car INGO convoy was attacked by an RCIED.",Archived,Archived 637,2008,8,26,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,34.430247,70.448678,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (Japanese) staff agriculture specialist kidnapped at gunpoint with his driver (not included) in eastern Afghanistan near the city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, and a spokesman for the Taliban has claimed the group was involved. It said the driver was released soon afterward. The Foreign Ministry said victim was the first Japanese to be kidnapped in Afghanistan. The victims body was later found and had been riddled with bullets.",Archived,Media 746,2008,8,31,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Unknown,Raid,"Project site",31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff killed when two armed men wearing masks on motorbike forcefully entered into a Basic Health Clinic belonging to the NGO. Upon entering the compound, they initiated an attack against a national staff member killing her. There was a total of five staff members (including the midwife, Community Supervisor, 2 guards, and the Clinic Supervisor) present at the time of the incident. The perpetrators also stole mobile phones and other valuable belongings. The remaining 4 staff members who were left uninjured are now under investigation by the Government. No one has claimed the responsibility for the incident so far.",Archived,Archived 638,2008,9,16,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34,69.25,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff abducted by unknown gunmen in Afghanistan.",Archived,Archived 747,2008,9,16,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,32,67.25,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff and 2 ANP escorts (not included) killed when their vehicle suffered a remote control IED strike.",Archived,Archived 683,2008,9,23,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Kundoz,Kundoz,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,36.7175566,68.8672916,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international staff shot and wounded by an Afghan police officer claiming to have mistaken the victim for a suicide bomber as he approached a road block on foot.",Archived,Archived 644,2008,10,20,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,34.5197058,69.1624302,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (British/South African) staff shot dead by unidentified gunmen on motorcycles in Kabul early Monday. The aid worker was one of a team of women working with a faith-based INGO directing projects for the disabled.",Archived,Archived 648,2008,11,3,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.5197058,69.1624302,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped by gunmen off a neighborhood street Monday; released on 3 December.",Archived,Archived 748,2008,11,9,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,34.3508273,62.2164003,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff nurse killed when an IED exploded on the road to Shirzad village targeting an Afghan government vehicle. All the other occupants of the vehicle died (not included). The security team consisting of representatives from the various departments were visiting the village in connection with an investigation of a previous homicide.",Archived,Archived 654,2008,11,26,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Surkh Rod",,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",34.405904,70.359338,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff contract worker in Surkh Rod district of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, was shot dead in front of elders at a meeting on 26 November of the local shura at Lower Sheikh Mesri, a temporary settlement for returnees. The murderer has not been identified and reasons for the attack remain unclear. The victim was active on women's causes.",Archived,Archived 656,2008,11,29,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Home,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff guard and his brother (not counted) were kidnapped by four armed men on motorbikes. On 30 November, after being questioned by the perpetrators, only the brother was released. The fate of the INGO staff member is currently uncertain; however, the rationale behind the incident appears to stem from a personal dispute between neighbors.",Archived,Archived 658,2008,11,30,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Body-borne IED",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,34.5197058,69.1624302,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed in Kabul on Sunday, when he was caught in a suicide attack against a passing vehicle. The victim was riding his bicycle in the area when the bomb exploded receiving lethal shrapnel wounds.",Yes,"Official Report" 681,2009,1,2,AF,Afghanistan,Nimruz,,,1,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,30.5,62,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","2 INGO international staff and 1 UN international staff kidnapped: AOG abducted 6 persons",Archived,Archived 805,2009,1,17,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",34.846628,71.09726,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff doctor kidnapped by a group of armed men who attaked an NGO clinic in Kunar. Whereabouts unknown. It is unclear whether the attack and abduction were conducted by AOG or criminal elements.",Yes,"Official Report" 810,2009,2,17,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,31.6257334,65.7145053,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An INGO national staffer was shot and killed following threatening letters from armed opposition groups warning residents to cease working for the Afghan government and foreign entities.",Yes,"Official Report" 813,2009,2,26,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,32,67.25,Unknown,Unknown,"2 NGO national staff physicians kidnapped by unknown armed men in southern Zabul province Thursday.",Archived,Archived 821,2009,3,15,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,36.727865,68.867998,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff injured when stopped by four armed individuals riding motorcycles.The employee was beaten and robbed of his valuables as well as his own motorcycle.After the beating he was released and warned against working with NGOs.",Yes,"Official Report" 822,2009,3,15,AF,Afghanistan,Bamian,Shibar,"Gandak (near)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.99267,68.01635,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","1 NGO national staff driver was abducted with his vehicle in the vicinity of Ghandak village, early evening of 16 March. Following reported negotiations between the ANP and AOG elements, the NGO worker was released the next day. The NGO vehicle is believed to be still in the possession of AOG.",Archived,Archived 831,2009,4,3,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,"Baraki Barak",Tagab,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,33.96744,68.9492,"Foreign or coalition forces","International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)","1 INGO national worker killed: An IMF operation in Tagab Village came under attack from AOG early Friday morning. The ensuing engagement lasted for more than an hour and led to IMF calling in an airstrike on suspected AOG positions. One of the airstrikes hit a civilian compound, killing the INGO worker and injuring several members of his family (not included).",Yes,"Official Report" 832,2009,4,4,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Mohmand Dara",,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Office/compound,34.23947,70.30154,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO national staff district manager of a microfinance project staying overnight at the NGO district office suffered fatal stab wounds. No money or valuables were kept on site and it is understood that there was no evidence of any theft or damage to property. No further details are known.",Archived,Archived 950,2009,4,6,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Qarabagh,"Askar Koot",1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,34.84295,69.15188,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff contracted driver killed.",Yes,"Focal Point" 951,2009,4,8,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,Kishim,Madaba,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff contracted driver killed.",Yes,"Focal Point" 837,2009,4,12,AF,Afghanistan,Khost,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Unknown,33.4014634,69.8912294,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff operating in the district was abducted by four armed men as he dismounted his motorbike; released on 19 April at 1600 in Yaqubi District after the victim",Yes,"Official Report" 842,2009,4,19,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,"Wuza Zadran","Laka Teza ",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.37272,69.40648,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff abducted at an illegal vehicle checkpoint. Gunmen took the staff member after they questioned him and discovered material on him that indicated he was from an INGO.",Yes,"Official Report" 948,2009,6,18,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,"Shekh Ali",,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,34.94741,68.51234,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff injured during an IED attack.",Yes,"Focal Point" 853,2009,6,23,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,,,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,3,"Roadside IED",Unknown,Road,37,66,Unknown,Unknown,"3 UN national staff of a partner organization of a UN agency were killed by a roadside bomb.",Archived,Archived 856,2009,7,4,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,16,16,0,0,0,0,0,0,16,16,16,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.5487421,69.4346945,Unknown,Unknown,"16 UN national staff deminers were seized while travelling between Khost and Paktia provinces late on Saturday.",Archived,Archived 857,2009,7,5,AF,Afghanistan,Khost,"Khost Matun","Latak (Latak Bazaar)",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.33951,69.92041,Unknown,Unknown,"2 INGO national staff kidnapped by unknown forces.",Archived,Archived 859,2009,7,6,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Sherzad,"Khada Khel",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,"Public location",34.19418,69.98013,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff off duty security guard, who lived in the nearby village of Khada Khel, was shot and killed during a fire fight at the funeral of an AOG member that had been killed by the IMF the day before. It is not known what his role if any in the battle was, who shot him or if it was deliberate or accidental.",Yes,"Official Report" 858,2009,7,11,AF,Afghanistan,Kapisa,"Nijrab ","Dara-e-Kalan ",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,34.9789,69.57242,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed when armed men entered his house in the early hours of the morning and fatally shot the individual. Thought to be a personal dispute.",Yes,"Official Report" 870,2009,7,18,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,34.430247,70.448678,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff driver in Jalalabad was shot and killed during an apparent neighbourhood dispute. While the exact circumstances surrounding the case are unclear it does not appear that the incident was related to the driver",Archived,Media 915,2009,8,25,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,Kandahar,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,Home,31.610269,65.701536,Unknown,Unknown,"1 ICRC national staff killed at home during a shelling",Yes,"Focal Point" 880,2009,8,29,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Road,35.9261784,64.6237758,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"1 INGO national staff killed when their vehicle was caught in crossfire between Taliban and militias.",Archived,Media 921,2009,9,18,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed- no additional details provided.",Yes,"Focal Point" 884,2009,10,28,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,9,0,12,3,9,0,12,1,2,9,"Body-borne IED",Raid,Office/compound,34.5197058,69.1624302,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Liberian, 1 Ethiopian) staff killed and 9 UN international staff wounded in a Taliban suicide bomber attack on a guest house in Kabul.",Yes,"Official Report" 891,2009,11,27,AF,Afghanistan,Takhar,Farkhar,,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",36.5805455,69.8615753,Unknown,Unknown,"1 national RC worker in Takhar province of northern Afghanistan shot and killed outside mosque.",Archived,Media 893,2009,12,15,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,0,0,0,5,0,4,0,0,4,1,0,0,1,5,0,0,5,0,0,5,Unknown,Unknown,Office/compound,33.5487421,69.4346945,Unknown,Unknown,"1 NGO international staff and 4 NGO national staff killed in explosion at the office of an aid agency.",Archived,Media 895,2009,12,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,Kandahar,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,31.610269,65.701536,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff killed when suicide bomber detonated device as he passed on his motorcycle. UN agency does not believe victim was the intended target of the blast.",Yes,"Official Report" 896,2010,1,10,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,"Trinkot ","Kahriz ",0,5,0,0,0,0,3,2,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,2,0,5,0,0,5,"Landmine ",Ambush,Road,32.62998,65.87806,Unknown,Unknown,"Three INGO national staff were killed and two INGO national staff injured when their vehicle ran over a land mine in Uruzgan province.",Pending,Media 902,2010,1,30,AF,Afghanistan,Badghis,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,"Public location",35,63.75,Unknown,Unknown,"A convoy of contract transporter's trucks was attacked while parked overnight at an Aghan National Police checkpoint. One driver was injured, three trucks damaged and one truck seized by attackers.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1041,2010,2,26,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Raid,"Public location",34.5197058,69.1624302,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","1 INGO national staff member was critically injured when suspected members of armed opposition groups launched an attack on the Noor Guest House, Park Residence Guest House and Safi Landmark Hotel in Kabul",Yes,"Focal Point" 924,2010,2,26,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,34.533333,69.166667,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed- no additional details provided.",Yes,"Focal Point" 955,2010,2,26,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Unknown,Unknown,34.5197058,69.1624302,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff injured during a VBIED explosion.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1038,2010,3,24,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"3 national staff of an INGO were kidnapped and held for eight days.",Yes,"Focal Point" 913,2010,3,26,AF,Afghanistan,Khost,"Khost Matun",Khost,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,2,0,3,0,1,0,1,1,3,0,4,2,0,2,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",33.33951,69.92041,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed, 2 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO international (German) staff injured when a gunman attacked a group of aid workers inspecting a high school under renovation in eastern Afghanistan. 3 Afghan police also injured (not included).",Pending,Media 918,2010,4,11,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,,,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,31.341322,63.993456,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"1 national RC national staff kidnapped by Taliban; released 2 days later.",Pending,Media 659,2010,4,13,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,"Kandahar, Karez Bazar",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed by unknown gunmen on the way home.",Pending,Media 930,2010,4,15,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,,,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,5,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.75,69,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"5 UN national staff kidnapped from their vehicle while en route from visiting a project site. Police say they are being held by the Taliban.",Yes,"Official Report" 973,2010,6,29,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul (District 9, Massoud Square)",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.52813,69.17233,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN international staff shot while driving a UN vehicle and later died from the injuries. Another UN staff (not counted) was in the vehicle but did not sustain injuries.",Yes,"Official Report" 986,2010,7,3,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,"Taywara ","Tangy Chardar",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,34,65,Unknown,Unknown,"1 national staff of INGO killed by IED while on his way home from the office on his motorcycle.",Yes,"Official Report" 987,2010,7,4,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Baghlan-e Jadid ",,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Unknown,36.13068,68.70829,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"2 INGO national staff kidnapped during ambush by Taliban gunmen. Released on 14 July after the intervention of elders and ransom payments by victims' families.",Yes,"Official Report" 975,2010,7,7,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Nad Ali","Marjah (near)",0,4,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,4,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,4,0,0,4,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,31.53622,64.15271,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Four local staff of an INGO were kidnapped by unknown armed men while they were on the way from Marja District to Lashkar Gah City. The abductors demanded a ransom for their safe release. Two were killed, two were freed on August 17 when NATO and Afghan army forces discovered and attacked a Taliban prison",Yes,"Official Report" 977,2010,7,7,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,"Beasi Ekmalati ",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,Home,34.41712,70.44959,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"1 INGO national staff killed when AOG fired six mortars towards JAF. At least two projectiles impacted in a residential area west of JAF, killing the INGO national staff member in his residence and injuring two civilians (not counted).",Yes,"Official Report" 988,2010,7,8,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,"Shinwari ",,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Ambush,Unknown,35.03975,69.00685,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staffer killed along with two ANP personnel by IED strike on a convoy. Target presumed to be ANP, not UN.",Yes,"Official Report" 976,2010,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Chahar Bolak",Kalili,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,36.83763,66.63932,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"1 INGO national staff riding on a motorcycle was wounded by two unknown armed men, believed to be ACGs. They stopped the staffer who was en route to visit program recipients. The armed men beat the staff member and he attempted to escape; subsequently, the perpetrators shot and injured him.",Yes,"Official Report" 979,2010,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul (District 12, Poli Charkhi, Tangi area)",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,34.52813,69.17233,Unknown,Unknown,"1 UN national staff sustained gunshot injuries when he was caught up in a shooting incident that involved two families drawn in a land dispute.",Pending,Archived 989,2010,7,11,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Pul-e Khumri ",,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.94458,68.71512,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"3 INGO national staffers kidnapped by armed opposition forces who searched their vehicle ""for material relating them to GOA, ANSF or NGOs."" Held for 6 days, then released ""unharmed due to the staff members",Yes,"Official Report" 990,2010,7,14,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,31.6257334,65.7145053,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"4 national NGO workers kidnapped by anti-government elements. Released four days later after community mediation",Yes,"Official Report" 991,2010,7,15,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Khwaja Sabz Posh",,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.9261784,64.6237758,"Non-state armed group: National","Pashtun and Uzbek anti-government forces","Two INGO staff members were kidnapped by Pashtun and Uzbek anti-government forces while on the road in Qara Shekhi Village. One released on 28 July, and the other on 31 July, following intervention by local elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 993,2010,7,21,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.9261784,64.6237758,Unknown,Unknown,"4 staff members of a medical NGO (one woman and three men) and a child were abducted while they were travelling to provide health services in a private vehicle. The female staff member, her husband and the child were released the same day. The abductors later released the two remaining staff at approximately 1530 hrs on 27 July, after local elders negotiated with the abductors. Victims were interrogated on their knoweldge of Islam, and accused of spreading Christianity.",Yes,"Official Report" 994,2010,7,27,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Herat,Kushk,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34.3508273,62.2164003,Unknown,Unknown,"2 national NGO workers kidnapped and released the following day after intervention by elders. Motive unclear",Yes,"Official Report" 995,2010,8,2,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Herat,Herat,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,34.34817,62.19967,Unknown,Unknown,"1 female national staffer of an INGO attacked and stabbed with knife. Motive unclear",Yes,"Official Report" 983,2010,8,5,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,Wakhan,"Sharrun Valley",0,10,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,8,0,0,8,10,0,0,10,0,0,10,Unknown,Ambush,"Public location",36.75,72,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"10 INGO staff (2 nationals, 8 internationals: 6 US, 1 Briton, 1 German) executed by Taliban gunmen while on trek through forest.",Yes,"Official Report" 1040,2010,8,21,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,"Individual attack",Unknown,37,66,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"1 national staff of an INGO killed. Information suggests he was killed by Taliban, due to his involvement in a project for local militia, which is a government project established to empower the local community to look after their own security.",Yes,"Focal Point" 997,2010,8,21,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Qaysar,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Unknown,Home,35.6854469,64.2833366,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","2 local INGO staffers kidnapped in front of a private house in Aq Mazar village by armed opposition groups. Released 6 September.",Yes,"Official Report" 998,2010,8,23,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Guzara,,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.34817,62.19967,Unknown,Unknown,"1 international (German) and 1 national staff were kidnapped after their car was stopped on the road by a group of armed men firing in the air. There were 6 staffers in the car, of which two were abducted. Released Aug 29 after negotiation. Attack appeared planned in advance.",Yes,"Official Report" 999,2010,8,28,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,,,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,1,4,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.9261784,64.6237758,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"5 local NGO staff - 4 female aid workers and their driver - were abducted by unknown gunmen. The AOGs held the group in various locations until they were released on 9 September from Langar Village of Almar District.",Pending,Media 1005,2010,8,29,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Kohistan,,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.41667,64.75,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"4 national INGO staff abducted and held until Sept 18.",Yes,"Official Report" 1000,2010,8,30,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,"Shahr-e Buzurg",,0,3,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,0,0,3,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,36.75,72,Unknown,Unknown,"3 local personnel of an INGO (2 employees one community volunteer) were killed and two others (one staff and one community volunteer) wounded when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb. Suspected target was government vehicle, not the INGO. Only staff, not community volunteers are included in the count here.",Pending,Media 1033,2010,9,2,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,"Wata Pur ",Shinkurak,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,1,1,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.95,71.13333,Unknown,Unknown,"A private vehicle was ambushed by small arms fire from unknown assailants. Of the total 6 passengers in the vehicle, 2 were NGO national staff members (1 male, 1 female). While all passengers were injured in the incident, only 1 (the female staff member) was confirmed to have been wounded by the weapons fire with the remainder suspected to have suffered various degrees of injury by the subsequent vehicle crash.",Yes,"Official Report" 1001,2010,9,2,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,"Wata Pur ",Shegal,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.95,71.13333,Unknown,Unknown,"1 female national staffer of an NGO shot and wounded by small arms fire while travelling with other staffers in a vehicle unrelated to NGO business.",Yes,"Official Report" 1002,2010,9,5,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,Kandahar,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,31.610269,65.701536,Unknown,Unknown,"1 national staff driver of demining NGO shot and killed",Yes,"Official Report" 1006,2010,9,27,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Baghlan-e Jadid ",,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,1,3,4,0,0,0,0,0,1,3,4,1,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.13068,68.70829,Unknown,Unknown,"1 national staff (driver) of an INGO wounded and 3 others abducted while in a convoy of INGO vehicles. The 3 abducted staff were released on Sept 30.",Yes,"Official Report" 1034,2010,10,6,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Pasaband,"Sinay ",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",33.68956,64.8531,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Armed groups occupied a governmental clinic, which is supported by an NGO, and abducted the guard on duty. They appear to have used the clinic as a base.",Yes,"Official Report" 1008,2010,10,7,AF,Afghanistan,Samangan,"Dara-i-Sufi Bala",,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,4,0,0,Shelling,Ambush,Road,36.26468,68.01551,Unknown,Unknown,"1 national staff killed and 3 national staff wounded, all from an intl demining NGO, when their vehicle was attacked by an RPG fired from a distance. Motive unclear.",Yes,"Official Report" 1009,2010,10,9,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Chaki Wardak","Bianan ",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,34.1081,68.4936,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"1 national employee of an INGO was among those killed during an operation between international forces with Afghan forces against a shadow govt and armed opposition groups.",Yes,"Official Report" 1010,2010,10,12,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Maymana,"Deh Shahidan ",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,36.25,64.83333,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","1 national INGO staff wounded (another only slightly wounded) when they were fired upon by an armed individual while riding a motorcycle. The incident resulted from a long standing personal dispute and is unrelated to the INGO.",Yes,"Official Report" 1063,2010,10,16,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,Saydabad,,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,34.00037,68.71346,Unknown,Unknown,"A driver of a contracted truck was killed in an ambush",Yes,"Focal Point" 1076,2010,10,17,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Herat,Herat,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.3508273,62.2164003,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two UN-contracted staff members were abducted by a group of militants while returning from a mission. One employee was released on 28 Oct while the other was released on 4 Nov; both unharmed.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1013,2010,10,25,AF,Afghanistan,Takhar,Bangi-Taloqan,"Duraye Bangi (Kunduz Main Road)",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,2,2,1,0,1,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.73605,69.53451,Unknown,Unknown,"An international staff member (Dutch) and driver of an INGO that helps disabled people were abducted when armed men hijacked their vehicle. Both were released on 2 December 2010.",Yes,"Official Report" 1014,2010,10,25,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,"Mullah Kochi",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,31.61332,65.71013,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A national staff member of a demining NGO was shot and wounded. The same organization had been approached by persons claiming to be AOG several weeks ago and told to cease operations in the area.",Yes,"Official Report" 1015,2010,10,26,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Tulak,"Tangi Nabat",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.1605257,64.9201949,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An armed opposition group hijacked an NGO vehicle while staff were on their way back from a project and abducted 3 staff members. A few hours later, the group released unharmed one of the NGO staff who was from local area. The remaining 2 individuals (an engineer and a driver) were taken by the group; the next day, one of the abducted NGO staff managed to escape; the armed groups attempted to take him back but the community interfered (there are reports that a brief fire fight ensued between the AOG and the locals). Three days later, on 30 October, due to the negotiation and support of local elders the last NGO staff was released unharmed. (Note: only 1 individual was confirmed as abducted for more than 24 hrs.) There are indications that the motive for this hijacking and abduction was financial. ",Yes,"Official Report" 1016,2010,10,29,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Nad Ali",Marjah,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,31.517771,64.114227,Unknown,Unknown,"2 female nationals working on a women's microeconomic development project (jam production and/or a tailoring cooperative), funded through a USAID initiative, were shot and beheaded. Motive unclear.",Yes,"Official Report" 1068,2010,11,1,AF,Afghanistan,Bamyan,Shibar,"Jandar Bazar",2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,34.75921,68.04579,Unknown,Unknown,"A convoy of contracted trucks came under attack and two drivers were injured.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1021,2010,11,2,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Almar,Almar,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Home,36.04001,64.55122,Unknown,Unknown,"An INGO staff member was abducted from in front of his private residence by unknown armed men. The abductors demanded a ransom from his family in exchange for his release, and did not indicate that they were politically or ideologically motivated. The man was released on 6 November. It is suspected, but not confirmed, that the family paid some form of ransom for his release.",Yes,"Official Report" 1017,2010,11,2,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Jaji,"DAC Bazaar area",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,Home,33.66667,69.33333,Unknown,Unknown,"1 national employee of an NGO was injured when a rocket was fired in the direction of the district administrative centre and hit a guest house where the staff member was staying (2 other guests also injured).",Yes,"Official Report" 1022,2010,11,10,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Chaparhar,,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,2,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,34.2774646,70.3594011,Unknown,Unknown,"A white marked vehicle from a local de-mining NGO narrowly missed the detonation of an IED placed under a culvert, only to be struck by a second IED placed under a second culvert in the immediate area. As a result, one local NGO staffmember was killed in the explosion, while a colleague was injured. The attack appears not to have been targeted at the NGO, but rather incidental.",Yes,"Official Report" 1023,2010,11,13,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",,,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.5532126,66.2426766,Unknown,Unknown,"Three INGO staff members were taken from the main road while driving a marked white truck transporting heavy equipment.",Yes,"Official Report" 1025,2010,11,18,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,Saydabad,"Barat Khel",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Home,34.00037,68.71346,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"AOG under the command of a prominent mullah abducted an INGO national staff member, while on a home visit. 2 days later, on 20 November, the staff member was released unharmed through negotiation. During the captivity, the staff member was question as to the identity of the organization, his position, programming and donors.",Yes,"Official Report" 1026,2010,11,28,AF,Afghanistan,Samangan,"Dara-i-Sufi Bala","Daan Naw",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,36,67.666667,"Aid recipient","Not applicable","A verbal argument between three NGO staff members and local community over the transportation construction materials degenerated into violence and the NGO staff were physically assaulted.",Yes,"Official Report" 1028,2010,11,30,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Injil ",,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault",Unknown,Unknown,34.30157,62.2465,Unknown,Unknown,"The corpse of a female national INGO staff member was found, after she went missing during work. Reportedly, she was physically assaulted and killed by an unknown number of perpetrators. A criminal motive such as robbery or a personal dispute is assumed to be the reason for the killing.",Yes,"Official Report" 1029,2010,12,1,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,Jaghatu,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.25,68,Unknown,Unknown,"A local employee of an INGO and his driver were kidnapped while driving in a low profile vehicle and taken to an unknown location. The driver was released the next day (so not counted here). The other employee was released on Dec 5 following the intervention of local elders and religious authorities.",Yes,"Official Report" 1036,2010,12,5,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Lashkar Gah","Lashkar Gah",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,31.59382,64.37161,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two members of armed opposition groups riding on a motorbike opened fire at a local national working with an INGO that has a profile and conducts activities that differ from typical NGO's as an interpreter. The victim later died of his wounds in the hospital.",Yes,"Official Report" 1030,2010,12,6,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Chahar Bolak",Charbolak,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.83763,66.63932,Unknown,Unknown,"One NGO staff injured when an NGO vehicle came under small arms fire while driving. No further details known.",Yes,"Official Report" 1045,2010,12,29,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,"Qasem Pul ",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,31.61332,65.71013,Unknown,Unknown,"A local national employed by an NGO was shot in the head while in his vehicle. The victim received medical attention. There are no indications that this shooting was carried out by AOG, or is related to the victim's status as an NGO employee. The true motive for this shooting, as yet unconfirmed, may be related to personal disputes.",Yes,"Official Report" 1081,2011,1,4,AF,Afghanistan,Takhar,Taloqan,Taloqan,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,36.7344674,69.533301,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staff of an INGO was shot and wounded by two unknown individuals riding on a motorcycle. The perpetrators approached a group of 5-6 people, including the staff member, as they were walking, and fired a single shot.",Yes,"Official Report" 1230,2011,1,4,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,"Chinarto ",,2,1,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,1,0,2,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,32.83333,66,Unknown,Unknown,"One INGO (a UN partner) staff member and two UN contractor employees were killed when an IED exploded in the vicinity of contracted trucks carrying food in Chinarto District.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1082,2011,1,6,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",Sar-e-Pol,Sar-e-Pol,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,35.5532126,66.2426766,Unknown,Unknown,"The driver of a private car with five NGO staff was lightly wounded when their vehicle did not stop at an illegal checkpoint. He managed to drive away from the scene.",Yes,"Official Report" 1088,2011,1,27,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,Chaharikar,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Unknown,"Individual attack",Road,35.01361,69.17139,Unknown,Unknown,"A local female staff of an INGO engaged in education and microfinance was approached by two men on motorcycles, and killed on her way to a project location. The attackers fled the scene immediately afterwards. The victim was a 12th grade student in a local high-school, employed part-time as the INGO teacher trainer for a longer-term training program. The attackers targeted the said INGO staff member, possibly because of her involvement with women's programming.",Yes,"Official Report" 1089,2011,2,1,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Khogyani,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,34.2482128,70.1932137,Unknown,Unknown,"Two days after the attack, the body of an NGO staff member was found by local villagers. It appears that the staff member was traveling on his motorcycle towards his home village when he was abducted and killed execution-style. Motivation for the killing was not established.",Yes,"Official Report" 1090,2011,2,18,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Qaysar,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,35.6854469,64.2833366,Unknown,Unknown,"At least two guards were beaten and left in a ditch when three armed men broke into an INGO communications center.",Yes,"Official Report" 1091,2011,2,19,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",34.430247,70.448678,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A local employee of an INGO was among those killed during a sustained firefight between armed opposition groups and ANP and IMF forces. Several dozen people were killed during the attack at Kabul Bank, where the INGO employee had gone to collect his salary.",Yes,"Official Report" 1238,2011,2,21,AF,Afghanistan,Nurestan,Waygal,Wanat,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.221192,71.049777,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"An INGO driver was abducted by the Taliban along with two patients. The patients were released after an hour, and the driver was released after 2 hours. About 15 minutes down the road the driver was abducted again by another group of Taliban and was held until 2100hrs on 22 Feb.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1093,2011,2,23,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Lashkar Gah","Lashkar Gah",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,31.59382,64.37161,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A local employee of an INGO was wounded when he was shot by two members of an armed opposition group riding on motorcycle. The attack is thought to be related to the type of activity the INGO undertakes.",Yes,"Official Report" 1241,2011,2,28,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,Chimtal,"Bodana Qala",3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.67818,66.80325,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Three drivers of UN contracted trucks were abducted by Taliban fighters who looted the food, and burnt the trucks",Yes,"Focal Point" 1094,2011,3,12,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Dushi ","Dushi ",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,"Individual attack",Unknown,35.61527,68.65967,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","A national staff of a local NGO was killed most likely as a result of a confrontation with individuals with whom he was involved in a personal dispute. The death is not thought to be linked to his affiliation with an NGO.",Yes,"Official Report" 1095,2011,4,5,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,"Wata Pur ",,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.95,71.13333,Unknown,Unknown,"Three NGO staff received moderate to severe gunshot wounds when their vehicle was stopped by a group of gunmen who quickly opened fire on their vehicle.",Yes,"Official Report" 1121,2011,4,7,AF,Afghanistan,Khost,"Nadir Shah Kot",Zeinkhel,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.4014634,69.8912294,Unknown,Unknown,"Two NGO staff were abducted while traveling through the area with a group of 9 NGO employees (from an INGO and a national partner NGO). Four staff managed to escape while three others were not targeted. The two employees were released unharmed sometime before 14 July 2011.",Yes,"Official Report" 1098,2011,4,22,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul (District 5)",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Home,34.2167554,69.9689529,Unknown,Unknown,"A local staff member of a local NGO was shot and killed by unknown armed men as he was exiting his home.",Yes,"Official Report" 1249,2011,5,4,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Ghazni,Ghazni,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.5448968,68.4132108,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"An INGO ambulance driver was abducted by Taliban, released unharmed six days later.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1251,2011,5,10,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Ghazni,Ghazni,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Road,33.5448968,68.4132108,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staffer of an INGO was shot and seriously wounded while traveling to his home town on annual leave. It is believed that he was caught in the crossfire.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1123,2011,5,23,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Pasaband,Talmastan,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,"Project site",33.68956,64.8531,Unknown,Unknown,"The head of an NGO clinic was physically assaulted and wounded when two armed men entered the clinic and requested that he accompany them to a patient, who was reportedly in a house in the vicinity of the clinic. The head of the clinic refused to go with him because he had to take care of other patients. Afterwards the men left the clinic reportedly without further demands or threats.",Yes,"Official Report" 1117,2011,6,3,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Sholgara ","Kochek Qizl",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Home,36.82757,66.27988,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","One national NGO staff member (an assistant doctor) was stabbed and killed by armed men who entered his house. The men also beat his wife into unconsciousness. It is thought that this incident was the result of a personal dispute.",Yes,"Official Report" 1124,2011,6,3,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,"Baraki Barak",Sajawand,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,33.96744,68.9492,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","1 NGO deminer was abducted and later beheaded by a group of four members of an armed opposition group. He was employed by the NGO and was spending his leave in his home village.",Yes,"Official Report" 1125,2011,6,5,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot","Ming Darakht",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.82137,64.76505,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staff member of an NGO was abducted and later released due to the interventions of local elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1118,2011,6,7,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Khogyani,Pirakhel,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.22706,70.14675,Unknown,Unknown,"While on his way from his home to the office, a locally hired NGO employee was shot and injured.",Yes,"Official Report" 1119,2011,6,7,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Khogyani,"Dac ",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,"Public location",34.22706,70.14675,Unknown,Unknown,"A second employee from the NGO office was targeted by gunmen as he was walking in the DAC area, suffering gunshots wounds to his body.",Yes,"Official Report" 1126,2011,6,7,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif","Mazar-e Sharif",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,36.7,67.116667,"Host State","Afghan Armed Forces","A national staff member of an NGO was stopped and beaten by soldiers while travelling in his private vehicle.",Yes,"Official Report" 1128,2011,6,9,AF,Afghanistan,Daykondi,Miramor,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,33.68971,66.55116,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","A contractor hired by a UN agency to provide stationery for schools was physically attacked by the District Governor after refusing to seek his approval for the distribution.",Yes,"Official Report" 1130,2011,6,11,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,Asadabad,Asadabad,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.87311,71.14697,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","3 NGO national staff remained in captivity after a group of 13 persons, including 10 NGO workers, were stopped by 10 armed men thought to be AOG while traveling in a rented vehicle. Some of the group was not abducted, while local elders negotiated the release of 5 of the NGO staff the next day (not counted here). The remaining 3 were still in captivity several days later.",Yes,"Official Report" 1131,2011,6,16,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,Aqcha,"Zadriani (Besh Kapa)",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,36.93876,66.14768,Unknown,Unknown,"The driver of an INGO vehicle was injured when an IED detonated.",Yes,"Official Report" 1134,2011,6,23,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Nahri Sarraj","Deh Mazang",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,31.81082,64.55998,"Foreign or coalition forces","International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)","A staff member of a national demining NGO was wounded, and later died of his injuries, when he was shot by international military forces (IMF) in what appears to have been a force protection shooting. The victim was operating in the vicinity of an IMF facility, in civilian clothes and utilizing a GPS, at the time of the incident.",Yes,"Official Report" 1135,2011,6,23,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif","Mazar-e Sharif",0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,36.7,67.116667,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staff of an international organisation was praying near the scene of attempted kidnapping when he was shot and injured. The perpetrators were attempting to kidnap the son of a petrol pump station.",Yes,"Official Report" 1273,2011,6,23,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif","Mazar-e Sharif",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,36.7,67.116667,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staffer of a UN agency was injured in an armed attack.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1137,2011,6,29,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Now Zad",Alizo,0,0,0,0,3,0,1,2,0,3,0,0,0,0,1,2,0,3,3,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,32.40314,64.46959,Unknown,Unknown,"One de-miner was killed and two others were injured when a RCIED hit a local de-mining NGO unmarked Land Cruiser vehicle.",Yes,"Official Report" 1138,2011,7,4,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Gardez,Zaw,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",33.59744,69.22592,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One deminer of a demining NGO was injured while working on mine clearance in the area, when armed opposition group members attacked a convoy of international military forces with small arms fire.",Yes,"Official Report" 1129,2011,7,6,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,"Bala Buluk","Shamalgah ",0,0,0,0,6,0,4,0,2,6,0,0,0,0,4,0,2,6,2,0,4,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,32.63572,62.46545,Unknown,Unknown,"Two national staff of a demining NGO were abducted on 6 July and released on 10 July. Four national NGO staff were also killed during this incident (three shot and one beheaded).",Yes,"Official Report" 1254,2011,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Nurestan,"Do Ab ","Do Ab",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,Road,35.3,70.833333,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"INGO driver was caught up in some fighting between ISAF and AOG. An AOG fired rocket impacted near the vehicle and he was wounded in the leg and hospitalized.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1141,2011,7,23,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Dai Mirdad",,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,34.25,68,"Foreign or coalition forces","International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)","An NGO employee was killed during a night-time operation carried out by international military forces, which killed 3 local residents / suspected armed opposition group members.",Yes,"Official Report" 1142,2011,7,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,Kandahar,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,31.610269,65.701536,Unknown,Unknown,"A female national NGO staff member was shot and killed in the vicinity of her residence while she was on the way home from the office, by two unknown armed men riding on a motorcycle.",Yes,"Official Report" 1143,2011,7,28,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Maymana,Maymana,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.9188187,64.7768085,Unknown,Unknown,"2 staff members of a national demining NGO were abducted by a large group of armed men while driving in a rented vehicle to survey a project area. 1 managed to escape two days later, while the other was rescued during an IMF/ANSF operation three days following the abduction.",Yes,"Official Report" 1146,2011,8,19,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,Salang,"Salang Pass",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",35.07196,69.23127,Unknown,Unknown,"Two German INGO workers were found dead in the Hindu Kush mountains. The men, who had gone hiking along the Salang Pass, had been beaten and robbed, presumably by local nomadic people.",Pending,Media 1150,2011,8,28,AF,Afghanistan,Takhar,"Bangi ",Saqab,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,1,0,1,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,36.66667,69.75,Unknown,Unknown,"Two INGO national staff (a driver and another staff member) were killed when an IED (thought to be a RCIED) detonated their vehicle on the road.",Yes,"Official Report" 1158,2011,9,18,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Pasaband,"Mazar Qul",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,33.68956,64.8531,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","A national staff of an INGO was shot and killed while on his way to work. Motive is unknown, but it may have been a personal dispute.",Yes,"Official Report" 1159,2011,9,28,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Karukh,Karukh,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.48108,62.5863,Unknown,Unknown,"Three drivers from two transport companies contracted by two different INGOs were abducted after an armed group hijacked their vehicles, which were carrying food items. They stole the goods and have requested a ransom for the release of the drivers.",Yes,"Official Report" 1164,2011,9,28,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Surkh Rod",Chiknawari,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,34.41406,70.30942,Unknown,Unknown,"An unknown assailant shot and killed a local UN staff member",Pending,Archived 1167,2011,10,8,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Guzara,Seyawshan,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34.34817,62.19967,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A staffer of a local NGO (a partner of a UN agency) was abducted by militants in Safidan Village, Pashtun Zarghun district in Herat province He was released on 11 October 2011.",Pending,Archived 1168,2011,10,10,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Almar,"Bokhari Qala Road (DAC)",0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,1,0,3,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,36.04001,64.55122,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","4 INGO national staff members (3 trainers and a driver) were kidnapped by an armed group and released just over 24 hours later following negotiations by local elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1174,2011,10,21,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Dai Mirdad ","Jilga (Dai Mirdad-Chaki Wardak Road)",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.25,68,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"A national staff member of an INGO and his driver were stopped and detained by Taliban forces while on the main road in Day Mirdad. Both were released on 24 October after organized community intervention and negotiations.",Yes,"Official Report" 1175,2011,10,30,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Khwaja Sabz Posh","Shebakhtu and Khwaja Qishri Bala",0,0,0,0,3,0,2,0,1,3,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,3,1,0,2,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,35.9261784,64.6237758,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Three staffers of a national NGO (2 engineers and a driver) were hijacked on 30 October by an armed opposition group. The driver was released alive, but the bodies of the other two staff members were found on 12 November near Qasaba Qala village of Khawaja Namusa area (Pashtun Kot District).",Yes,"Official Report" 1176,2011,10,31,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,"Kandahar (District 2, Near Ayubi Hospital)",5,0,0,0,4,0,4,5,0,9,0,0,0,0,4,5,0,9,5,0,4,"Complex attack",Raid,Office/compound,31.61332,65.71013,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","An attack on a UN facility in Kandahar caused numerous casualites, including 4 national NGO staff (1 killed and 3 wounded) and 5 UN guards (3 killed and 2 wounded). The attack began with a vehicle-borne suicide bomb, detonated outside a UN guesthouse, close to the main gate of a local NGO compound, followed by an armed raid and fire fight that lasted for 7 hours and ended in the deaths of all the attackers.",Yes,"Official Report" 1178,2011,11,1,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Qaysar,Nahrin,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,1,0,2,Kidnapping,"Individual attack","Project site",35.68747,64.29318,Unknown,Unknown,"Three national staffers (an engineer, a labourer, and a driver) monitoring a road construction project were abducted. The project was funded by an IGO and the workers had been hired by the local Shura, who were working with a CBSG (Community Based Stabilization Grants) program via an NGO. The project involved was being monitored by that NGO. The three were released after negotiations by community elders and their family members",Yes,"Official Report" 1177,2011,11,3,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Almar,"Tapi Khwaja Osman (bordering Qaysar along the Qaysar-Almar Road)",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.04001,64.55122,Unknown,Unknown,"Two national employees of an NGO were kidnapped by armed men while riding in a mobile clinic. The kidnappers immediately released the 2 female nurses in the clinic, but abducted the 2 male NGO employees. The victims were released November 8 following negotiations conducted by local elders. ",Yes,"Official Report" 1182,2011,11,22,AF,Afghanistan,Kapisa,"Koh Band ","DAC (GOA Department of Agriculture Compound)",0,0,0,0,3,0,1,2,0,3,0,0,0,0,1,2,0,3,3,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,35.10575,69.47342,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One local NGO staffer was killed and two wounded when a single 107mm rocket fired from the East of the DAC area impacted a Kamaz truck used by the demining NGO. The vehicle was parked inside the compound of the Department of Agriculture where the de-miners are accommodated over-night. An NGO driver sleeping in the Kamaz was killed on the spot while an additional two de-miners sustained injuries due to the glass debris propelled by the blast. The IEA claimed the attack implying that the DAC was the intended target.",Yes,"Official Report" 1189,2011,12,24,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,"Pusht Rod","Na'l Dasht (Khaki Safed-Farah Main Road)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.55861,62.13604,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"A nurse working for a local NGO was ambushed and kidnapped by an armed group while driving in a private vehicle from Khaki Safed to Farah City. The perpetrators physically abused the victim and accused him of cooperating with the government of Afghanistan. He was released 24 hours later after intervention by local elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1269,2011,12,30,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Home,35.9261784,64.6237758,Unaffiliated,Spouse,"An INGO national staff member was stabbed by her husband (also a staff member) and wounded.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1193,2012,1,6,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Shahrak,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,34.10738,64.3052,"Police or paramilitary","Afghan National Police (ANP)","An INGO staffer was killed during a firefight between rival ANP officers(when a group associated with one prominent local commander in Shahrak and Tulak reportedly insulted a second rival ANP commander). The off-duty NGO staffer, who was providing bodyguard services to the second commander, was killed in the engagement.",Yes,"Official Report" 1197,2012,1,17,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Herat,"Herat, Payhesar (District 7)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,34.34817,62.19967,Unknown,Unknown,"A female NGO staff member was shot and seriously injured by two armed men riding a motorcycle while she was enroute to her office by foot. The victim was a candidate for the 2010 Provincial Council election and worked for an NGO that had gender-related programs.",Yes,"Official Report" 1202,2012,1,26,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,"Between Kandahar and Panjwayi District",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,31.61332,65.71013,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A national NGO staffer was kidnapped from his vehicle while driving from Kandahar to Panjawayi District. The kidnappers identified themselves as opposition forces and asked questions about staffers employment and called his recent contacts from his cell phone. No further reports.",Yes,"Official Report" 1203,2012,1,31,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Andkhoy,"Qaramqol-Andkhoy Road",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,1,0,1,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.95293,65.12376,Unknown,Unknown,"Two national NGO staffers went missing with their vehicle on January 31 and were presumed kidnapped. They were released on February 4after interventions by local elders",Yes,"Official Report" 1289,2012,2,6,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Khogyani,"Kaga Bazaar",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Home,34.22706,70.14675,Unknown,Unknown,"Masked gunmen broke into the home of a man working as a cook in the local NGO-run Khogyani district hospital, and shot the man, leaving him with one bullet wound to the stomach. The man was taken injured to the Nangarhar public health hospital where his condition is stable.",Yes,"Official Report" 1480,2012,2,13,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,31.341322,63.993456,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One national staff member, participating in a teacher training program, was killed by the Taliban while traveling to his home from Grishk-bazaar.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1496,2012,3,13,AF,Afghanistan,Khost,Tani,Gosha,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Home,33.33951,69.92041,Unknown,Unknown,"One field officer from a demining NGO was wounded when unidentified gunmen attack his house.",Yes,"Official Report" 1286,2012,3,31,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Ghoryan ","Chashma-e Dam",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.3448,61.49321,Unknown,Unknown,"Three national staff members of a demining NGO were abducted along with their marked vehicle while they were in transit to their project site. Information has surfaced that one of the three abductees was released on the 11th of April, and two days later (i.e. the 13th of April), the remaining two were released.",Yes,"Official Report" 1285,2012,4,5,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,Kishim,"Sari Chawk",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Body-borne IED",Unknown,Unknown,36.80606,70.10436,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staffer of an INGO was injured when a BBIED detonated against a pro-government Militia commander. The blast killed 2 people--including the commander--and injured an additional 16 (including one of the commander's bodyguards, 1 ANP and 1 local employee of an INGO)",Yes,"Official Report" 1484,2012,4,14,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,31.6257334,65.7145053,Unknown,Unknown,"One national staff driver was attacked while in transit - as he ran to a checkpoint he was shot in the leg.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1284,2012,4,15,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Chaghcharan,Maidanak,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.51952,65.25094,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","An armed group abducted a female NGO national staff member on duty along with her son while they were travelling to Chaghcharan City by motorcycle. On the 17th of April, both of them were released unharmed in the said area in Shahrak following the negotiation held by a member of parliament.",Yes,"Official Report" 1295,2012,4,25,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Guzara,"Cotton Factory area",0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Office/compound,34.34817,62.19967,Unknown,Unknown,"An IFRC national staff guard was found murdered by unknown perpetrators in the compound guard quarters. The killing is suspected to have been related to personal issues. ",Yes,"Official Report" 1296,2012,4,28,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,"Imam Sahib","District Center",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,37.18897,68.93644,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","An NGO staff member was killed at his private residence by an armed intruder who he discovered in the midst of a robbery.",Yes,"Official Report" 1298,2012,5,2,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Chaghcharan,"Chaghcharan (Jare Kassi)",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,1,1,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,34.51952,65.25094,Unknown,Unknown,"An INGO international staff member was killed in his room and another wounded when a group of four armed men raided the INGO compound. Internationals were clearly targeted.",Yes,"Official Report" 1301,2012,5,13,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Kaz Kunar ","IVO Salampur Village",0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,5,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",34.59205,70.59628,Unknown,Unknown,"Six national NGO demining staff were abducted from a field camp. The youngest was released a few hours later (hence not counted)",Yes,"Official Report" 1305,2012,5,22,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,"Yaftali Sufla","Shelk Haza (near)",0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,4,4,2,2,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,37.31078,70.36839,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two female international staff of an INGO and two male national staff were kidnapped on the road (where they were on horseback) by anti-government forces. Their two hired guides were also briefly held then released; an additional national staff was held but released in less than 24 hours. UPDATE: International Security Assistance Force rescued all four kidnapped staff on 2 June 2012.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1308,2012,6,11,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",Sar-e-Pol,"Sar-e-Pol Shibirghan Road (near Qush Tepa)",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,35.5532126,66.2426766,Unknown,Unknown,"A national NGO ambulance driver was killed by an IED, along with two relatives of the patient they were transporting. The patient and one other relative were injured.",Yes,"Official Report" 1485,2012,6,16,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Panjwayi,"Sperwan Ghar",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,31.490446,65.415074,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One local subcontractor was wounded (and 2 local villagers killed) in a roadside IED blast.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1310,2012,6,17,AF,Afghanistan,Khost,Bak,"Bak-Sabari Road",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,33.33951,69.92041,Unknown,Unknown,"A INGO staff member was wounded when their vehicle was fired on at a road block in a suspected roadside robbery attempt.",Yes,"Official Report" 1545,2012,6,19,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,33.93911,67.709953,Unknown,Unknown,"One national male doctor was beaten by unknown armed insurgents over a personal matter.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1489,2012,6,22,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Gardez,Gardez,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.6035341,69.22790791,Unknown,Unknown,"Two subcontractor's drivers were kidnapped and their truck set on fire.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1486,2012,6,23,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,Nawa,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,32.23199,65.90224,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One national staff member was driving home from private party when he struck RIED - his left leg was amputated.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1324,2012,7,4,AF,Afghanistan,Daykondi,"Khadir ","Dara Khudi",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,33.68971,66.55116,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","Two national NGO vaccinators of a local NGO were approached by two armed men, who severely assaulted one of the vaccinators, leaving him with severe but non-life threatening injuries. The motive is reportedly a personal dispute between the victim and the perpetrators.",Yes,"Official Report" 1334,2012,7,4,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,Saydabad,Hasankhel,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.00037,68.71346,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An NGO staff member was stopped and forcibly detained by armed opposition members on his way to his home village. He was released two days later after intervention by village elders, paying a fine, and promising to cease work for the NGO which the opposition group said was not properly ""registered""",Yes,"Official Report" 1550,2012,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,31.341322,63.993456,Unknown,Unknown,"Male national staff was kidnapped while traveling on road during vaccination campaign. He had previously been warned to stop working. He was held for a few days and released unharmed.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1325,2012,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Qaysar,"Nahrin (Qaysar-Almar road)",2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.68747,64.29318,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Armed groups stopped two trucks carrying food aid, kidnapped the drivers and burned the vehicles. One driver was released on 10 July, following negotiations with local elders. The other driver escaped on 14 July.",Yes,"Official Report" 1328,2012,7,12,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,Nusay,"Jamarj-e Payan",0,3,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,2,0,2,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,"Other Explosives",Raid,Office/compound,38.4435,70.80413,Unknown,Unknown,"An unknown group lobbed a grenade into an INGO compound, induring three: 2 international and 1national staff. Suspected motive was intimidation, but details are unknown.",Yes,"Official Report" 1336,2012,7,14,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Dai Mirdad ","Dasht-e Naw",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.25,68,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A nurse working for an NGO-run clinic was kidnapped by a dozen armed opposition members on motorcycles and held for three days. He was interrogated to determine whether he had any government affiliation, and when it was determined he did not he was allowed to call his family and village elders for a negotiated release.",Yes,"Official Report" 1338,2012,7,29,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,"Pul-e Alam","Qala-ye Juma",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,33.99529,69.02274,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An NGO staffer was wounded in a cross fire between the Afghan National Army and armed opposition.",Yes,"Official Report" 1341,2012,8,5,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Andarab ","Seya Dara ",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.60802,68.68027,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staff member of an NGO was abducted and beaten by four armed men who knew of his NGO affiliation and demanded ransom. He was released folowing intervention from local community leaders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1343,2012,8,9,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,"Gulistan ","Talikamand (Gulistan-Delaram Main Road)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.35,63.37333,Unknown,Unknown,"A doctor working for a national NGO was kidnapped while traveling on public transportation. He was released following negotiations by community leaders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1487,2012,8,11,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Gardez,Gardez,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,4,0,0,"Complex attack",Ambush,Road,33.6035341,69.22790791,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Four local guards were injured by bullets and shrapnel from IEDs/RPGs when their convoy was ambushed.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1488,2012,8,22,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Gardez,Gardez,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,1,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",33.6035341,69.22790791,Unknown,Unknown,"One local guard was kidnapped and one international guard was injured when a subcontractor's worksite was attacked.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1345,2012,8,29,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Kaldar ","Pastoki and Hairatan",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,1,0,1,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,37.20444,67.65944,Unknown,Unknown,"A remote control IED detonated near an international organization's vehicle, injuring two national staff members.",Yes,"Official Report" 1346,2012,9,2,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot","Tailan (Maymana-Kohistan Road)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,35.82137,64.76505,Unknown,Unknown,"An national NGO staffer was wounded by small arms fire at an illegal checkpoint",Yes,"Official Report" 1347,2012,9,2,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif","Mazar-e Sharif",0,1,0,0,1,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",36.7,67.116667,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An RCIED attached to a bike detonated next to the entrance to the Department of Information and Culture, injuring 7 local civilians (including 1 IO and 1 NGO staff member)",Yes,"Official Report" 1351,2012,9,24,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,Dara-e-Pech,"Bar Kandy",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Home,34.95455,70.91427,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A local NGO staffer was wounded at home by a stray bullet during a clash between Afghan soldiers and armed opposition forces.",Yes,"Official Report" 1353,2012,9,30,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Now Zad",Alizo,0,0,0,0,3,0,1,2,0,3,0,0,0,0,1,2,0,3,3,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,32.40314,64.46959,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One NGO member of a demining team was killed and two wounded when a remote controlled IED detonated near their vehicle. It is unknown if they were specifically targetted.",Yes,"Official Report" 1354,2012,10,9,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Bati Kot","Main Torkham-Jalalabad Highway (Khyali Fuel Pump Area)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,34.256395,70.787806,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A local NGO staff member was injured when a roadside IED detonated near a taxi that two staff members were traveling in. Reports deemed it unlikely that they were targetted, as they were traveling low-profile.",Yes,"Official Report" 1356,2012,10,11,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Kohistan,"Lawlash DCA",0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,4,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,35.321392,64.811084,Unknown,Unknown,"Four national NGO engineers (from Kabul and Ghazni) were wounded when a group of armed men stormed their guesthouse building and opened fire.",Yes,"Official Report" 1358,2012,10,14,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Shirin Tagab ","Gorzad (Shibirghan-Maymana Road)",0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.20219,64.864222,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Four national staffers of an INGO were kidnapped while driving back from a project site. They were held until Oct 21 and interrogated by an armed opposition group, before being released unharmed.",Yes,"Official Report" 1359,2012,10,14,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Ghoryan ",Shahrabad,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.033527,60.834829,Unknown,Unknown,"Four staff of a local NGO were abducted from their vehicle, which was being used as an ambulance, while they were providing health services to the patients. They were all released unharmed 6 days later.",Yes,"Official Report" 1529,2012,10,15,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,"Shah Joy","Shah Joy Bazaar",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",32.52154,67.41315,Unknown,Unknown,"One LNGO staff member was attacked and killed by unknown gunmen in Shahjoy Bazaar area of Qalat Province.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1360,2012,10,18,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,"Dawlat Yar","Kotale Sheniha (Chaghcharan-Dawlat Yar Main Road)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Combat/Crossfire,Road,34.506988,65.535667,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A national NGO driver was abducted from his vehicle and held for two days after gunmen failed to identify a targeted staff member for the kidnapping. ",Yes,"Official Report" 1531,2012,10,22,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Obe ",Zeyarat,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.377474,63.164658,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Four drivers of commercial trucks carrying INGO food items were abducted by AOG while on the road; two managed to get free a few hours later, and the remaining two were released the following evening.",Yes,"Official Report" 1362,2012,11,8,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Sherzad,"Hasam Khel (Sherzad-Khogyani Road)",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.328069,70.165275,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","An NGO staff member was shot and killed after his private taxi was stopped by an armed group and he was singled out among passengers. The group reportedly accused him of being an agent of the Afghan and American governments before killing him.",Yes,"Official Report" 1363,2012,11,10,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Bati Kot","Torkham-Jalalabad Highway",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.26087,70.77672,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","An NGO national staffer was kidnapped after an armed group ambushed the taxi he was traveling in.",Yes,"Official Report" 1364,2012,11,17,AF,Afghanistan,Nimruz,"Chahar Burjak ",Tofacha,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,4,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,30.12268,62.267082,Unknown,Unknown,"Four deminers from an NGO were injured by an IED or UXO detonation. It is unknown if there was targeting involved or if it was accidental.",Yes,"Official Report" 1366,2012,11,21,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Nazyan,"Da Nazyano Khola",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,"Project site",34.118171,70.75253,Unknown,Unknown,"Three NGO national deminers were abducted when doing an assessmnent. They were released on 22 November after intervention from local elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1492,2012,11,22,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul (Khair Khana area)",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,34.572184,69.131775,Unknown,Unknown,"One INGO security guard was physically assaulted and briefly unconscious during a robbery while on his way to the office.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1367,2012,11,23,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Maidan Shahr ","Maidan Shahr (Main Bazaar Area IVO Governor's Guesthouse)",0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,5,0,0,5,"Vehicle-born IED",Raid,Office/compound,34.360598,68.841584,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Five NGO staff and several others were wounded when a small truck rigged with explosives was detonated near government facilities and two NGO compounds. The intended target was reportedly the government facilities and not the aid workers specifically.",Yes,"Official Report" 1373,2012,12,,AF,Afghanistan,Badghis,Murghab,"Kowtal-e Kakuri",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,35.46208,63.46962,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A national staff doctor working for an INGO running health programs was shot and killed while driving home on his motorbike by two assassins, also on motorbikes. The staff member had been threatened in the past, as he and his brother, a local religious leader, had been vocal in their opposition to armed militants in the area.",Yes,"Official Report" 1368,2012,12,4,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Zhari,Mirzai,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",31.186944,66.297222,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A local staffer employed by the UN on a vaccination team was struck by crossfire between government/international forces and armed opposition while traveling on foot, and later died of his injuries.",Yes,"Official Report" 1369,2012,12,5,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Surobi,Nagoman,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,1,1,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.478418,69.76002,Unknown,Unknown,"Three INGO staff (an international doctor, a national doctor, and a national staffer) were ambushed and kidnapped while travelling north on a secondary road towards Surobi town. They were held until 8 December, when negotiations led to the release of the 2 local staff, and an IMF operation forcibly rescued the foreign doctor. The crime was reportedly motivated by economic gains, but there were AOG elements/actors present.",Yes,"Official Report" 1371,2012,12,11,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Qaysar,"Sayad Charkhi",0,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,5,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Home,35.564601,64.431892,Unknown,Unknown,"Five INGO national staff members (one driver and four engineers) were kidnapped from the house of a local elder. Released unharmed 18 December.",Yes,"Official Report" 1372,2012,12,12,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,"Bland Ghar",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault","Mob violence","Project site",34.453386,70.484802,"Aid recipient","Not applicable","Two staff members of an NGO health facility were assaulted by a group of men with sticks and required hospitalization. The assault followed a patients complaints of slow service. The patient returned later with the mob, forcing their way in.",Yes,"Official Report" 1388,2013,1,6,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,"Spin Boldak ",,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,"Body-borne IED",Raid,"Public location",31.0048,66.397653,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One national NGO staff member was killed, along with six others, when two suicide bombers detonated their body-borne IEDs after shooting their way inside district council building",Yes,"Official Report" 1382,2013,1,7,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot","Jar Qala",0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,1,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.693426,65.165404,"Non-state armed group: Subnational",Unknown,"Four national staff members of an INGO (three community trainers and one driver) were abducted while travelling through the Jarqala area. All released by 23rd January after negotiations, but threatened with assassination if the continue to work for aid organisations in the area.",Yes,"Official Report" 1384,2013,1,13,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Kajaki ","Lawar Khail",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,32.267172,65.050769,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staff member working for an NGO demining agency was shot and killed by a group of armed men during a kidnapping attempt.",Yes,"Official Report" 1385,2013,1,14,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",34.488738,69.13724,Unknown,Unknown,"A national staffer of a UN agency was stabbed in a violent robbery by three assailants.",Yes,"Official Report" 1386,2013,1,16,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,"Vehicle-born IED",Raid,"Public location",34.525896,69.17015,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two NGO employees were injured by a vehicle-borne IED detonated by the driver in a suicide attack on an NDS facility. A total of 27 civilians were injured in the blast, including the aid workers.",Yes,"Official Report" 1387,2013,1,23,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,"Char Sada","Darae Kargush (Chaghcharan-Char Sada Main Road)",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.092172,65.166145,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","An international doctor was kidnapped when his NGO vehicle was ambushed. The motive was to have him treat sick relatives, and he was later released by the perpetrators",Yes,"Official Report" 1390,2013,1,27,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.542694,69.165394,Unknown,Unknown,"An international INGO staffer was kidnapped as the unmarked vehicle he was riding in was ambushed by four armed men. UPDATE: The NGO employee has been released from captivity in good health.",Yes,"Official Report" 1393,2013,2,4,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,"Char Chino ","Yaka Bagh",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,32.862093,66.067575,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A national NGO staffer was killed when the NGO vehicle hit a roadside IED",Yes,"Official Report" 1396,2013,2,13,AF,Afghanistan,Laghman,Alingar,Sandarwa,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Road,34.786227,70.47759,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A national NGO ambulance driver was hit and seriously wounded by small arms fire during an attack by opposition forces on an Afghan Army convoy",Yes,"Official Report" 1397,2013,3,1,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Surobi,"Tapa Khan",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,3,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,34.508172,69.826566,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three national NGO staffers were wounded when their vehicle detonated an IED.Unclear if it had recently been planted or if the NGO was specifically targeted",Yes,"Official Report" 1436,2013,3,11,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Now Zad","Garow Band",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Home,32.39233,64.490984,Unknown,Unknown,"Three deminers were kidnapped from the home of a non-NGO-affiliated civilian at gunpoint. UPDATE: All three aid workers were safely released two months later on 11 May.",Yes,"Official Report" 1404,2013,3,23,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,Fayzabad,"Fayzabad, New City (PD1)",0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Unknown,37.100702,70.556226,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A German expatriate worker was abducted by an armed opposition group while out for a walk. He was released unharmed a day later due to negotiations with local networks.",Yes,"Official Report" 1405,2013,3,24,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,Jaghatu,"Kuchinay Aryub",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.771998,68.369368,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A local NGO staffer, working as a National Solidarity Program (government-led aid and reconstruction) facilitator, was ambushed, kidnapped and beaten by an armed opposition group. Released after local community members appealed intervened.",Yes,"Official Report" 1437,2013,3,31,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Sangin ",Bostanzi,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",32.07075,64.838216,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","An NGO national staff member, a male nurse, was killed in an IED detonation in a bazaar whilst en route to the Poza Community Health Clinic.",Yes,"Official Report" 1438,2013,4,5,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Kohistan,"Cheshmi Sangin",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,35.320299,64.811138,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","Armed individuals shot and killed an INGO staff member in front of his residence due to a family dispute.",Yes,"Official Report" 1409,2013,4,6,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,"Qalat ","Qalat, PRT Area",0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,32.105109,66.914374,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A US Government representative, delivering in-kind aid for a reconstruction project, was killed when a suicide bomber detonated the vehicle-borne explosive near her convoy on the road.",Pending,Media 1412,2013,4,16,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,Khaniqa,"Shor Areq (Mazar-Sheberghan Road)",0,0,0,4,0,0,2,2,0,4,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,4,4,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.822773,66.05806,Unknown,Unknown,"Two Afghan Red Crescent Society staff members were killed and two wounded when unknown men opened fire on their vehicle on the road. UPDATE: After the attack on the ARCS staff, the group suspended its work in the area.",Yes,"Official Report" 1414,2013,4,21,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,"Jalalabad (Zone 3, Arzaqo Street)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",34.43058,70.448037,Unknown,Unknown,"A national NGO staffer was shot and seriously injured by armed men on a motorcycle, while walking to work.",Yes,"Official Report" 1416,2013,4,22,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Tulak,"Kotale Kadraw",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.974898,63.728285,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","During an ambush, an NGO national staffer was singled out among colleagues (as team leader) and kidnapped by armed men who also burned the vehicle. He was later released unharmed as a result of intervention and negotiations by local elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1417,2013,4,22,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Hisarak ",,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.275146,69.880273,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An NGO national staff member went missing whilst travelling along the Hisarak-Azra road, and presumed kidnapped. UPDATE: The aid worker was released unharmed on 18 May.",Yes,"Official Report" 1418,2013,4,22,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Maywand,"Loy Karez",0,0,0,0,10,0,0,0,10,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,10,10,10,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,31.496282,65.000801,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Ten national staff members from a community-based demining program of an international partner (private company) were abducted by armed men. They were released four days later after mediation by local elders",Yes,"Official Report" 1419,2013,4,23,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Kohsan ","Noor Abad (Herat-Islam Qala)",0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,1,1,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Unknown,34.659791,61.107952,"Non-state armed group: Subnational",Unknown,"Three INGO staff, one international and two national, were kidnapped by a local armed opposition group, later released unharmed following negotiations by community elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1420,2013,4,28,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,"Chora ",Awi,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,32.913926,66.001905,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","A guard working for an international organization was shot and killed outside his home. The attack was deemed to be stemming from a personal grievance and not related to his organizational affiliation.",Yes,"Official Report" 1534,2013,4,29,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Rape/sexual assault ",Raid,Office/compound,34.551047,69.163852,Unknown,Unknown,"One female INGO staff member was sexually assaulted and subsequently hospitalized after five masked men broke into the NGO guesthoust and robbed the residents. Three other staff members were present, but seem to have been unhurt.",Yes,"Official Report" 1424,2013,5,9,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Achin ","Bandar Khola",0,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,11,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,11,11,11,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.08067,70.665404,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Eleven national staff of a demining NGO were kidnapped in an ambush by an armed opposition group. UPDATE: All 11 were released unharmed on 31 May, following the intervention of community elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1425,2013,5,9,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul (Taimani)",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,"Individual attack",Office/compound,34.544427,69.159857,"Staff member","Not applicable","One staff member of a demining agency was shot and killed by a co-worker, a security guard, inside the agency's compound as a result of a personal dispute.",Yes,"Official Report" 1444,2013,5,11,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,"Maruf ","Abu Qala",3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,3,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,31.634808,67.247748,Unknown,Unknown,"Three national staff members were killed when an IED struck the vehicle of an IO-contracted implementing partner for a demining program. Initial assessment indicates that this was likely an IED detonation, but the possibility remains that it was an Explosive Remnant of War.",Yes,"Official Report" 1428,2013,5,13,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Chahar Kint ",Rejan,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.320271,67.483171,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two INGO staff members were affected when an Afghan civilian was allegedly targeted in an ambush on the vehicle they were all in.",Yes,"Official Report" 1433,2013,5,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul (Shar-e Naw area)",0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,1,3,0,4,0,1,3,"Complex attack",Raid,Office/compound,34.527581,69.16714,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An IO building in Kabul was attacked with a car bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and armed gunmen, resulting in the death of one staff member and injuries to three more staff. Foreign staff seemed to have been specifically targeted.",Yes,"Official Report" 1434,2013,5,25,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,"Shekh Ali","Toritch Valley (Kabul-Bamyan Highway)",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.949373,68.516697,Unknown,Unknown,"Two staff members of a demining NGO were kidnapped at an illegal checkpoint on the Kabul-Bamyan highway.",Yes,"Official Report" 1435,2013,5,27,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,"Qush Tepa",Khaniqa,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,"Individual attack","Public location",36.142298,65.35696,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One INGO staff member, who also served as headmaster of a local boys' school, was killed by an armed opposition group near his home after arranging a meeting with the group. There are indications this killling was not related to his affiliation with an INGO. ",Yes,"Official Report" 1439,2013,5,29,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,0,0,4,0,0,0,1,2,0,3,0,1,0,1,1,3,0,4,0,0,4,"Body-borne IED",Raid,Office/compound,34.430247,70.448678,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two suicide bombers detonated explosives at the International Committee of the Red Cross compound, killing one security guard and injuring three staff members. Following the attack, the ICRC closed their sub delegation in Jalalabad and temporarily stopped all staff movements in the country. ",Yes,"Official Report" 1440,2013,6,3,AF,Afghanistan,Nurestan,Waygal,Wanat,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,35.221192,71.049777,Unknown,Unknown,"An INGO translator was injured as his vehicle struck an IED; this is likely connected to a tribal dispute.",Yes,"Official Report" 1441,2013,6,3,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Adraskan ","Gala Toot",0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.607889,62.226317,"Non-state armed group: Subnational","District Shadow Governor (DSG)","Five national staff members of a demining INGO and a tribal elder were kidnapped while in transit, with the elder and two of the aid workers released soon after. UPDATE: All three staff members were released unharmed approximately three days after abduction.",Yes,"Official Report" 1450,2013,6,3,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Panjwayi,"Sperwan Ghar",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",31.490446,65.415074,"Foreign or coalition forces","International Military Forces (IMF)","A national staff deminer, working for a private company contracted on behalf of an International Organisation, was killed in a targeted IMF airstrike. The company has suspended operations in the area until further notice.",Yes,"Official Report" 1470,2013,6,9,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Nirkh ","De Afghan",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.318849,68.854718,"Police or paramilitary","Afghan National Police (ANP)","One NGO doctor was abducted on his way back to Maidan Shahr from Nirkh after passing an ANP check post. He was beaten unconscious while in their captivity, demanded he provide them with weaponry and ammunition, accused him of being a spy, and he was released later in the day after intervention by locals.",Yes,"Official Report" 1442,2013,6,10,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Obe ","Haft Gala",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.274566,63.11168,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Three national NGO staff members were kidnapped while in transit. UPDATE: 18 June all the three abductees were released unharmed in Seyah Sang area of Pashtun Zarghun, following the negotiations held by the community elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1443,2013,6,15,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,"Qarqin ","Khan Tepa (Ajar Gozar area)",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,37.412663,66.047083,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","One NGO staff member involved in the polio campaign was shot and killed outside of her residence. The motive behind the attack is yet to be determined. UPDATE: It is believed to have resulted from a dispute rather than being related to the victims NGO affiliation.",Yes,"Official Report" 1460,2013,6,26,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Injil ","Shahrake Afsaran",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Road,34.340489,62.199587,Unknown,Unknown,"One national staff member of an NGO was hospitalized after two men, armed with a knife and sticks, attacked while he was on his motorbike, en route to work in Herat City. This incident is not related to the staff member’s employment with an NGO.",Yes,"Official Report" 1455,2013,6,30,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Now Zad","Ali Zayi",0,0,0,0,2,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,2,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,32.418522,64.472354,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One staff member of a demining NGO was killed and another injured when an IED detonated against their motorcycle.",Yes,"Official Report" 1458,2013,7,3,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Guzara,Senawgerd,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,2,1,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Road,34.042678,62.169768,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two NGO national staff members and a hired driver were conducting a road mission when they were abducted by unknown armed men. UPDATE: All three were released from captivity, with the assistance of community elders on 12 July 2013.",Yes,"Official Report" 1471,2013,7,7,AF,Afghanistan,Samangan,"Khuram Wa Sarbagh","Do Rayee Baba Qamber",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,35.910222,68.290924,Unknown,Unknown,"1 INGO staff member and his driver were stopped by five armed men and subsequently robbed and beaten.",Yes,"Official Report" 1472,2013,7,13,AF,Afghanistan,Nimruz,"Chakhansur ",Awar,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,"Individual attack","Project site",31.187788,62.089746,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two NGO national staff members, visiting the Awar area to supervise a vaccination project, were abducted by unknown armed gunmen. UPDATE: They were release 3 days later, following negotiations with the help of local elders from the beneficiary community.",Yes,"Official Report" 1473,2013,7,13,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Now Zad","Now Zad",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,32.375979,64.465167,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One staff member from a demining NGO was killed in transit by a roadside IED.",Yes,"Official Report" 1475,2013,7,17,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,"Imam Sahib","Imam Sahib",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,37.182341,68.913042,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One national staff member of an INGO was injured and required a leg amputation when an IED attached to a bicycle detonated against the ANP vehicle in which he/she was traveling.",Yes,"Official Report" 1552,2013,7,20,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,Charkh,"Bandoka-Chakh-Pul-e Alam Road",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Road,33.813945,68.94788,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One driver of an INGO ambulance was seriously injured when struck with small arms fire while in the crossfire between ANSF and AOG fighters.",Yes,"Official Report" 1537,2013,7,31,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,"Khas Uruzgan",,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,33.038489,66.721209,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One INGO staff member was killed when the car he was traveling in was stopped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. Four others were in the car (not staff members); three of them were also killed but one was released to report the incident. There is no indication that the incident was related to his work.",Yes,"Official Report" 1554,2013,8,9,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,"Chapa Dara",DAC,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,Home,34.917211,70.764156,"Host State","Afghan Armed Forces","One NGO staff member was injured when an ANA fired mortar shell landed in a residential area.",Yes,"Official Report" 1556,2013,8,15,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Pashtun Zarghun ","Safedan ",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.277528,62.614173,Unknown,Unknown,"One off-duty NGO national staff member was killed while acting as a bodyguard to a local powerbroker when they were ambushed while in transit. This is likely related to a family and/or tribal dispute.",Yes,"Official Report" 1559,2013,8,18,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,Dawlatabad,Chahi,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",36.983382,67.047065,Unknown,Unknown,"A guard of an NGO-run clinic was shot and wounded when three armed men tried to gain access to the clinic and were refused.",Yes,"Official Report" 1561,2013,8,20,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,Charkh,"Bandoka-Chakh-Pul-e Alam Road",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Road,33.814659,68.947602,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One INGO ambulance driver was wounded with small arms fire when passing through an clash between AOG and ANSF.",Yes,"Official Report" 1562,2013,8,22,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,Bakwa,"Tanke Haji Essa (Herat-Kandahar Main Road)",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,32.318414,63.216539,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One assistant driver of an IO-contracted food delivery truck was killed when a roadside IED exploded against his truck.",Yes,"Official Report" 1563,2013,8,22,AF,Afghanistan,Bamian,Sayghan,"Chambar Ghojor",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Unknown,34.816435,67.816707,Unknown,Unknown,"Two international aid workers were kidnapped and safely released three days later. Security officials said it was probably the work of hostage takers since the area is not a stronghold of the insurgency.",Yes,"Official Report" 1564,2013,8,25,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Gulran,"Lushbak (Herat-Gulran DAC Main Road)",0,5,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,5,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,35.204333,61.607134,Unknown,Unknown,"Five national staff members of an INGO were kidnapped while traveling in a taxi returning to their field office. All five were later killed. This was not a targeted incident.",Yes,"Official Report" 1565,2013,8,26,AF,Afghanistan,Laghman,Alingar,"Shekh Sahib",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",34.787959,70.478834,Unknown,Unknown,"One NGO staff member was injured when a stray mortar struck a school where s/he was delivering a training.",Yes,"Official Report" 1569,2013,8,31,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,Kandahar,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Body-borne IED",Unknown,Unknown,31.610269,65.701536,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A national staff driver was wounded when a body-borne IED was detonated. The attack was aimed at Afghanistan National Police.",Yes,"Official Report" 1571,2013,9,5,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",Kohistanat,Tarikak,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,5,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.423689,65.975326,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three male NGO national staff members and two drivers - affiliated with an NSP project - were kidnapped and released three days later on September 8th following negotiations by the local community, elders and community representatives to help secure their release.",Yes,"Official Report" 1742,2013,9,7,AF,Afghanistan,Daykondi,Shahristan,"Chaprasak Bazaar (near)",2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault","Mob violence",Road,33.786498,66.714834,Unaffiliated,"Community members","Two UN-contracted drivers were severely beaten by local community members for giving a ride to two women who were allegedly running away from their families. Both drivers were hospitalized and warned not to give rides to non-UN personnel.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1575,2013,9,8,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Maidan Shahr ","Bazaar Area (Kabul-Ghazni Highway)",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,"Complex attack",Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,34.361066,68.851885,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two NGO staff members were hospitalized as a result of an AOG-initiated bomb blast accompanying a complex attack close to the NGO office. The NGO office was not the target of the attack.",Yes,"Official Report" 1577,2013,9,14,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Ghoryan ","Du Poshta (Herat-Islam Qala Main Road)",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.476697,61.410496,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two national staff members of a demining INGO were kidnapped by AOG while traveling from Islam Qala toward Herat. They were released the following day.",Yes,"Official Report" 1582,2013,9,23,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,"Anar Dara","Dashte Baboos (Anar Dara-Farah Main Road)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.884819,61.140623,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One NGO ambulance driver was kidnapped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. The driver was released unharmed in the Islam Abad area of Khaki Safed District unharmed, following the intervention of local elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1584,2013,10,1,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,Dihrawud,Tangi,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,4,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,32.64052,65.570947,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Four locally-employed workers (three labourers and a driver) who were subcontracted by a Community Development Council for an NGO-implemented NSP programme were killed after being intercepted by AOG while en route to a stone quarry.",Yes,"Official Report" 1589,2013,10,7,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Gardez,Dawlatzai,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.580692,69.221584,Unknown,Unknown,"Three national NGO staff members (driver and two engineers) were ambushed and kidnapped. A third engineer was present but managed to escape.",Yes,"Official Report" 1592,2013,10,12,AF,Afghanistan,Nurestan,"Do Ab ","Main Bazaar area",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",35.105581,70.51334,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An off-duty NGO staff member, along with seven other civilians, was killed when the bazaar was struck by a rocket launched by an armed opposition group. Nine other civilians were injured.",Yes,"Official Report" 1593,2013,10,13,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,"Sirkanay ",Tango,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,34.801572,71.216105,"Non-state armed group: National","Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)","A community health worker, who seemed to have ties to Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) fighters, was abducted by members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). He was abducted with at least three IEA fighters, who were able to escape, but the community health worker was recaptured and killed. He was beaten to death with sticks.",Yes,"Official Report" 1690,2013,10,21,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,3,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,32.264539,68.524715,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three INGO staff members were injured by flying glass after an IED detonation.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1594,2013,10,22,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Guzara,"Shahbed (Herat-Kandahar Main Road)",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.002473,62.224309,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two local NGO workers were shot and wounded when the bus they were traveling on was fired at by armed men attempting an ambush at an illegal checkpoint. The bus kept driving and victims received medical treatment.",Yes,"Official Report" 1619,2013,11,5,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,Fayzabad,Fayzabad,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",37.100701,70.556332,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","An INGO staff member was stabbed and killed by the son of the mayor of Faizabad.",Yes,"Official Report" 1601,2013,11,6,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,"Khas Uruzgan",Shikhan,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,32.927027,66.142532,Unknown,Unknown,"An off-duty NGO staff member was shot and killed by two unknown gunmen.",Yes,"Official Report" 1599,2013,11,11,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,"Bala Buluk",,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,32.689845,62.732388,Unknown,Unknown,"One national staff member working for an INGO implementing partner was abducted by five unknown armed men. The individual was released two days later on November 13 after a local elder mediated.",Yes,"Official Report" 1611,2013,11,18,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul (Babur Gardens)",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",34.501665,69.157429,Unknown,Unknown,"Two international NGO staff members, while walking on the hillside above Babur Gardens, were approached by three young men who stole their phones and wallets. The perpetrators beat the male staff member when he tried to retrieve their phones. He sustained injuries and received medical treatment.",Yes,"Official Report" 1600,2013,11,19,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Dih Bala ","Kareez Kandow",3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34.092538,70.469295,Criminal,Unknown,"Three national staff members of a UN implementing partner were abducted by an unknown armed group. They were released the next day with the help of tribal elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1666,2013,11,21,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,,"Kelem Bawari ",0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,32.92689,66.141517,Unknown,Unknown,"Two polio workers were abducted on 21 November and found dead the following day by Afghan National Police. ",Yes,"Official Report" 1604,2013,11,22,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,,,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,1,1,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,36.727865,68.867998,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One female and one male NGO staff member were injured when their NGO vehicle was attacked by anti-government forces. Three other NGO staff were on board, and they were rescued by Afghan Local Police after an attempted kidnapping.",Yes,"Official Report" 1603,2013,11,24,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot","Kata Qala",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.910763,65.028694,Unknown,Unknown,"Two local NGO staff members were abducted by unknown individuals.",Yes,"Official Report" 1609,2013,11,26,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,,,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,3,"Other Explosives","Individual attack","Project site",32.627761,65.901625,Unknown,Unknown,"Three aid workers involved in a village-level development project were killed by a remote-controlled bomb.",Pending,Media 1610,2013,11,27,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot","Maymana-Almar main road",0,7,0,0,0,0,6,1,0,7,0,0,0,0,6,1,0,7,7,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,35.881989,64.686842,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Six Afghan staff of an INGO were killed and one was wounded when they were attacked by insurgents, who opened fire on them. The aid workers, who were working on different projects, may have been deliberately singled out for attack.",Yes,"Official Report" 1612,2013,12,1,AF,Afghanistan,Badghis,"Ab Kamari ",,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,"Project site",35.071902,62.875252,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two INGO staff and their driver, while distributing food at a school, were abducted by anti-government extremists. (A third INGO staff member was present but managed to escape.) After community elders intervened, the two INGO staff and the driver were released two days later on December 3.",Yes,"Official Report" 1625,2013,12,7,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Musa Qala ",,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,32.308525,64.813115,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One UN contractor de-mining staff member was abducted by unknown gunmen in Musa Qala District.",Yes,"Official Report" 1694,2013,12,14,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,34.846628,71.09726,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One INGO contracted driver was killed when his vehicle hit an IED.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1628,2013,12,17,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Surkh Rod",,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.405904,70.359338,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One UN Agency Implementing Partner staff member was traveling in the organization's vehicle when stopped by an armed group and subsequently abducted.",Yes,"Official Report" 1635,2014,1,13,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Maywand,"Bandi Timor",4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,4,"Bodily assault",Unknown,Unknown,31.621777,65.054705,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Four UN-contracted polio doctors were abducted, taken to a desert area, and harshly beaten by anti-government forces. They were released a few hours later.",Yes,"Official Report" 1639,2014,1,17,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul, Wazir Khan , Taverna du Leban Restaurant",2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,"Complex attack",Raid,"Public location",34.537071,69.181356,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Two UN international staff were killed in a complex attack (one suicide bomber, two gunmen) at Taverna du Leban Restaurant in Kabul. The Taliban confirmed responsibility for the attack. At least 21 people (13 internationals and eight Afghans) have been reported dead.",Yes,"Official Report" 1642,2014,1,18,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Sangin ",,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.073333,64.833889,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Three members of a UN-contracted demining team were stopped on the road and abducted by anti-government forces. UPDATE: The deminers were released on 5 February after tribal elders intervened.",Yes,"Official Report" 1643,2014,1,21,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,Marjah,,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,31.517771,64.114227,"Police or paramilitary","Afghan Local Police","A UN-contracted volunteer vaccinator was shot and killed by Afghan Local Police.",Yes,"Official Report" 1649,2014,2,14,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot","Khwaja Namusa",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Office/compound,35.598148,64.763657,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One INGO security guard was abducted by armed anti-government elements, who also stole computers and documents from the INGO.",Yes,"Official Report" 1650,2014,2,17,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif","Karti Bukhdi",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Office/compound,36.700047,67.116638,Unknown,Unknown,"The director of a local NGO was killed in his office. Further details are unavailable at the moment.",Yes,"Official Report" 1655,2014,3,4,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul (Darulaman area)",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Unknown,Unknown,34.464669,69.119684,Unknown,Unknown,"An INGO national staff sustained injuries when he was robbed and stabbed by three robbers.",Yes,"Official Report" 1656,2014,3,7,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Kajaki ","Bazaar area",1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,"Vehicle-born IED",Unknown,Unknown,32.270122,65.049756,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A UN-contracted deminer, along with two civilians, was killed by an IED fixed to a motorcycle.",Yes,"Official Report" 1658,2014,3,11,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,,,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,3,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,31.341322,63.993456,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three UN-contracted vaccinators were killed when their vehicle struck an IED.",Yes,"Official Report" 1662,2014,3,20,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,"Khaki Safed ",,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,32.640653,61.987215,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An NGO employee working for a health clinic was abducted by anti-government elements.",Yes,"Official Report" 1665,2014,3,26,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,"Qalat ",Lawargai,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.102489,66.920229,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Three UN-contracted deminers, while traveling in a private vehicle, were abducted at gunpoint by anti-government elements. UPDATE: All three were freed unharmed on 31 March in Shinkay District.",Yes,"Official Report" 1697,2014,4,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",34.470552,69.114812,"Police or paramilitary",Police,"One American doctor was shot and killed by a member of the Afghan police assigned to protect the hospital. Two other American doctors, who were guests at the hospital and not affiliated with the INGO, were also killed. A fourth American doctor (also a guest) was wounded.",Yes,"Official Report" 1703,2014,4,28,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Shahrak,Dahan-e-Khomsayed,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Unknown,"Project site",34.107547,64.305595,Unknown,Unknown,"A health worker was shot dead by armed men at a clinic.",Yes,"Official Report" 1704,2014,4,30,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,"Nari ",,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,"Roadside IED",Unknown,Unknown,35.212132,71.522377,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A vaccinator was killed by an IED. Further details are unavailable.",Yes,"Official Report" 1954,2014,5,5,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Qarabagh,,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack","Project site",33.176237,68.095446,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two UN-contracted truck drivers were kidnapped while off-loading provisions from their truck by anti-government elements (AGE). AGE elements assaulted the truck drivers and forced them to reload the truck before taking the trucks and drivers to an unknown location. The drivers were released with the trucks (but not the commodities) after three days of negotiations with community leaders.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1730,2014,5,6,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Sherzad,Gandomak,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.272271,70.073967,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An NGO ambulance driver was abducted when the vehicle was hijacked by anti-government elements at an illegal checkpoint.",Yes,"Official Report" 1731,2014,5,10,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",Sar-e-Pol,"Ungot Arabia (Sar-e Pol-Sozma Qala Road)",0,2,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.130319,66.470093,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One national INGO staffer was killed and another wounded when anti-government elements attacked and shot at their vehicle.",Yes,"Official Report" 1732,2014,5,13,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,"Qalat ",Qalat,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",32.106175,66.906552,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two UN-contracted deminers were injured when a VBIED was remotely detonated against the Afghan National Police.",Yes,"Official Report" 1733,2014,5,14,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Zinda Jan ","Kabotar Khan",0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34.439186,61.79427,Unknown,Unknown,"Four national INGO staff were abducted by armed men. A fifth employee, the driver, was also abducted but managed to escape. UPDATE: All four have been released through the mediation of local elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1756,2014,5,15,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Qaysar,"Between Ghora and Shakh",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.688566,64.293656,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One NGO member was abducted by unknown armed men, believed to be anti-government elements. One government worker was also abducted. Both individuals were later released on 18 May 2014 after the intervention of community elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1757,2014,5,16,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,Khoshi,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,34.011518,69.431056,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One local deminer working for an INGO was kidnapped and killed by anti-government elements.",Yes,"Official Report" 1885,2014,5,29,AF,Afghanistan,Samangan,"Dara-i-Sufi Bala","Sari Dashtak",0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,1,0,2,"Roadside IED",Unknown,Unknown,35.98073,67.570854,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two local INGO employees and their driver were injured when a IED detonated against their unmarked vehicle in Samangan Province.",Yes,"Official Report" 1762,2014,6,1,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,"Baharak ",Poshistan,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,37.001793,70.894497,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two local INGO staff members were killed when a roadside IED targeting the INGO vehicle was detonated. One civilian was also killed.",Yes,"Official Report" 1763,2014,6,2,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Zinda Jan ",,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.343407,61.742272,Unknown,Unknown,"One senior-ranking INGO staff member was abducted by unidentified gunmen as he was returning from a school where he was providing services. UPDATE: The staff member has been located in Gulran district of Herat province, and Afghan officials are working with district elders to try to secure his release. Twelve people have been arrested in connection to his kidnapping. The INGO has suspended services in Afghanistan. UPDATE 2: The INGO staff member was released in February 2015 after 264 days.",Yes,"Official Report" 1764,2014,6,3,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Chaparhar,Lalma,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,"Project site",34.328643,70.406347,Unknown,Unknown,"Two NGO workers, while working on a road construction project, were abducted by unknown armed individuals. Three other staff members were also robbed of their mobile phones.",Yes,"Official Report" 1768,2014,6,9,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Kajaki ",,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,32.269864,65.04965,Unknown,Unknown,"One INGO deminer was shot and injured. It remains unclear if this was an intentional shooting or a stray bullet.",Yes,"Official Report" 1769,2014,6,10,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,"Mohammad Agha ","Aynak Copper Mine Field area",0,0,0,0,11,0,8,3,0,11,0,0,0,0,8,3,0,11,11,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,"Project site",34.271643,69.293706,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Eight NGO deminers were killed and three others injured when anti-government elements attacked a minefield.",Yes,"Official Report" 1770,2014,6,11,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Gulran,"Robat-e Sargardan",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.848675,61.877106,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One driver transporting water for an NGO project was abducted by five anti-government elements.",Yes,"Official Report" 1774,2014,6,21,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Sangin ",Kotazayi,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,32.068654,64.835257,Unknown,Unknown,"One deminer was found dead with gunshot wounds. The circumstances leading to his death remain unclear.",Yes,"Official Report" 1958,2014,7,1,AF,Afghanistan,Paktika,Sharana,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,33.177132,68.781077,Unknown,Unknown,"A male staff member was found shot and killed in Sharan district of Paktika province, along with two civilians (not counted in AWSD). The perpetrators of the attack are unknown.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1949,2014,7,6,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Ghazni,Isfandeh,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack","Project site",33.55,68.416667,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One UN partner was kidnapped by anti-government elements while monitoring a program in Isfandeh village, Ghazni city. He was released on 9th July 2014 after tribal leaders were involved in the negotiations for his release.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1854,2014,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Gulran,Kamana,0,6,0,0,0,0,2,1,3,6,0,0,0,0,2,1,3,6,6,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,35.199287,61.568483,Unknown,Unknown,"Two INGO staff were killed, one injured, and three abducted by armed men; the abducted individuals have since been released. The INGO convoy was on its way to its operations site when the attack occurred. Four local police who were escorting the convoy were also killed.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1784,2014,7,10,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Kohsan ",Kamana,0,0,0,0,7,0,6,1,0,7,0,0,0,0,6,1,0,7,7,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,"Project site",34.653915,61.201502,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Six deminers were killed and one wounded when anti-government elements attacked the demining operation site. One person is also missing.",Yes,"Official Report" 1793,2014,7,15,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Guzara,"Herat-Pashtun Zarghun Main Road",0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.357798,62.348836,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Four INGO national staff members returning from a project visit were abducted by anti-government elements at an illegal checkpoint. UPDATE: two of the four INGO national staff members were released on 20 July and 21 July 2014; the other two remain unaccounted for.",Yes,"Official Report" 1798,2014,7,24,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Herat,"Shar-e Nau",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.341944,62.203056,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two international aid workers, while in a taxi on the way to their office, were killed by gunmen on a motorcycle.",Yes,Media 1799,2014,7,25,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Chaghcharan,,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,34.5225,65.251667,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two INGO staff members were killed by anti-government elements. Civilians and Afghan government and military personnel were also killed in the attack.",Yes,"Official Report" 1818,2014,8,13,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Shindand ","Zirkoh Valley",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.307049,62.136421,Unknown,Unknown,"One NGO ambulance driver was abducted. He was released on 31 August following negotiation by community elders and a ransom payment.",Yes,"Official Report" 1808,2014,8,14,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Adraskan ",,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,5,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.671608,61.981391,"Non-state armed group: Subnational",Unknown,"Five ICRC staff members were abducted by a local armed group while traveling to deliver aid in Herat province. UPDATE: All 5 were released unharmed on 20 August.",Yes,"Official Report" 1809,2014,8,16,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,"Mohammad Agha ","Ab Bazak",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.211003,69.097956,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Three local employees of a demining NGO were abducted by anti-government elements. The vehicles have been recovered, but no information concerning the abductees.",Yes,"Official Report" 1952,2014,8,17,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Dawlatabad,"Dawlat Abad",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Other Explosives","Individual attack",Office/compound,36.4372,64.9228,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One national staff member was wounded when a bomb went off in front of the office.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1936,2014,8,24,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,,,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,7,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,36.734772,70.811995,Unknown,Unknown,"Seven national staff members were kidnapped in Badakhshan. They were released 3 days later, after negotiations between the organizations' network and a local representative took place. The kidnappers demanded a ransom, which went unpaid.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1813,2014,8,24,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,Kohistan,Marj,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,37.474549,70.535009,Unknown,Unknown,"Three INGO national staff members were abducted by unknown men. They were released unhurt two days later, on 26 August.",Yes,"Official Report" 1890,2014,8,26,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Rodat,,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,1,1,2,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,2,1,0,1,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.171831,70.621679,Unknown,Unknown,"NGO vehicle and driver were hijacked by armed persons in Rodat District while on the Jalalabad-Torkham highway. The driver was kidnapped and the vehicle was taken. An NGO staff member that was in the vehicle was injured in the attack but managed to escape.",Yes,"Official Report" 1882,2014,8,29,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Khogyani,"Wazir Ahmad Khel ",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,34.171831,70.621679,Unknown,Unknown,"An NGO staff member was shot and killed for unknown reasons in Khogyani District.",Yes,"Official Report" 1830,2014,9,24,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,Khoshi,"Payen Deh",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",33.98051,69.133384,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One INGO national staff member was abducted by anti-government elements at the INGO demining site.",Yes,"Official Report" 1832,2014,9,25,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,Asadabad,Shagai,0,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,6,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,6,0,0,6,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34.874167,71.152778,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Six NGO contractors were abducted by anti-government elements. They were released the following day through the mediation of tribal elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1855,2014,11,11,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Maymana,"Maymana City Jail",0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Project site",35.933094,64.750028,"Aid recipient","Not applicable","One ICRC staff member, while visting Maimana prison to distribute winter clothes, was stabbed in the throat by a prisoner. He was hospitalized immediately.",Yes,"Official Report" 1957,2014,11,17,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Project site",32.264539,68.524715,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"A male staff member of an INGO was abducted and murdered by Taliban members who attacked him with machetes and axes.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1938,2014,11,19,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul, Green Village",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,34.533333,69.166667,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Police killed four Taliban suicide bombers during an attack on the Green Village, a compound housing foreign workers in Kabul. While the AGE did not reach their intended target (inside the compound), the force of the blast at the heavy guarded gate of the compound wounded one INGO staff worker.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1859,2014,11,25,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Rodat,,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.292374,70.574089,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Three NGO staff were abducted by opposition forces from their private vehicle as they drove toward Jalalabad. Tribal elders negotiated their release three days later.",Yes,"Official Report" 1862,2014,11,29,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,34.533333,69.166667,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"A Taliban raid on an INGO guest house killed one Afghan staffer and the South African director (along with his two children). The raid came amidst a spate of attacks on internationals in Kabul, and unsubstantiated rumors of Christian missionary activities regarding this INGO.",Pending,Media 1865,2014,12,11,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,1,1,0,2,2,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Raid,"Project site",34.533333,69.166667,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A German national working for a local NGO was among those killed on a sucide bombing attack on a French school in Kabul. Another internationalstaff member working for an INGO was also wounded in the attack.",Yes,Media 1956,2014,12,18,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.264539,68.524715,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"A national male staff member for an INGO was ambushed by the Taliban while driving aid supplies. He was released on the 27th December 2014.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1888,2014,12,30,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,,"Sangisakh Shaila",0,0,0,0,4,0,0,1,3,4,0,0,0,0,0,1,3,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Unknown,"Project site",32.927129,66.141526,Unknown,Unknown,"Three health sector workers of a NGO were kidnapped in Shalai, Uruzgan district while treating patients in the field. An additional staff member was severely beaten and then set free.",Pending,Media 1897,2015,1,31,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Faryab,Maymana,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Office/compound,35.91784,64.775515,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"A female international aid worker was released after two weeks in captivity by the Taliban. She was kidnapped during a raid on the aid organization's compound.",Yes,Media 1910,2015,3,3,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,"Trinkot ",Trinkot,0,5,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,5,5,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,32.927129,66.141526,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Five aid workers were shot and killed, weeks after being abducted in Trinkot, Uruzgan province. The kidnapping occurred on March 3rd by armed gunmen allegedly belonging to the Taliban, even though no group has yet claimed the attack. The bodies of the five aid workers were discovered in Chanarto district on April 10th.",Yes,Media 2140,2015,3,24,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.706199,69.383108,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three INGO staff members were abducted while driving to a project site. They were released one day later.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1912,2015,4,18,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Aliabad,"Aliabad main road",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.728591,68.868066,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One international INGO worker was kidnapped when stopped at an illegal checkpoint manned by anti-government forces that were posing as Afghan Notional Police officers. Update: the German aid worker, who was abducted by the Taliban, fled from the perpetrators on May 29th.",Yes,"Official Report" 1979,2015,4,29,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot","Khist Pul, Maimana-Bilichiragh Highway",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.953692,64.911089,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two INGO staff members and their driver were abducted by gunmen in Pashtun Kot district along the Maimana-Bilichiragh highway.",Yes,"Official Report" 1942,2015,5,3,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,Dihrawud,"Kakrak (near)",0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,3,Unknown,Ambush,"Project site",32.623739,65.456432,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Three INGO staff members were killed when ambushed by AGE while inspecting a project site.",Yes,"Official Report" 1941,2015,5,4,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif","Mazar-e Sharif",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.7,67.116667,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A driver for a de-mining NGO was abducted while driving in Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh province. He was released on the 7th of May 2015.",Yes,"Official Report" 1978,2015,5,10,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot",,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,1,2,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.598206,64.763659,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An NGO vehicle was stopped at an illegal checkpoint in the Ibrahim Abad area of Pashtun Kot district. One NGO staff member was abducted, one security escort was killed.",Yes,"Official Report" 1940,2015,6,2,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,,Zare,0,9,,,,0,9,0,0,9,0,0,0,0,9,0,0,9,8,1,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,32.150833,69.722222,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Nine national staff members of an INGO were shot and killed in the early hours of June 2 by unknown assailants who stormed their housing complex in Zare (Balkh province). According to early news reports, two of the fatalities were guards protecting the housing complex, two were drivers for the organization and five were aid workers. The INGO has suspended activities in the country as a result of the attack.",Yes,Media 1989,2015,6,22,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Taimani,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.544274,69.161099,Criminal,Unknown,"A female INGO staff member was abducted by armed gunmen while en-route in Taiman, western Kabul. Update: She was released unharmed on September 10th after being held captive for 81 days. Reports state that she was abducted by a criminal gang.",Yes,Media 1987,2015,6,28,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Gardez,Separai,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,33.6,69.216944,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A national INGO staff member was kidnapped by AGE in the Momen Khel area of Paktia province and subsequently killed. His remains were found on June 30th in Gardez district.",Yes,"Official Report" 2136,2015,6,30,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.706199,69.383108,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three staff members were abducted while leaving a project site at an unauthorized checkpoint. The staff were released 5 days later after community negotiations.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1992,2015,8,10,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Kabul International Airport (outside of)",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,34.565833,69.2125,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A national staff member of an INGO was one of the victims killed during a vehicle borne IED suicide attack on a checkpoint near the entrance of Kabul international airport.",Yes,"Focal Point" 1994,2015,8,10,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Khwaja Sabz Posh","Khwaja Qoshri",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Home,35.934233,64.621428,Unknown,Unknown,"An NGO staff member was stabbed in her home by assailants who then set fire to the clinic where she worked.",Yes,"Official Report" 1995,2015,8,10,AF,Afghanistan,Badghis,Muqur,Kamori,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Unknown,"Project site",35.037651,63.29266,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two local NGO staff were abducted in Baghdis province. They were released on August 14, 2015 following negotiations with community elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1996,2015,8,10,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Now Zad","Between Kandahar and Musa Qala",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.172893,64.684712,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two contractors for a demining INGO were abducted while travelling between Kandahar and Musa Qala. They were released on August 18th, 2015 following negotiations by community elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 1993,2015,8,17,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Qala-e Fatullah & Taimani area (between)",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.551776,69.163562,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A German national working for an INGO was kidnapped from her vehicle in Kabul. She was released on October 17th, 2015.",Yes,Media 2126,2015,9,13,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,,,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,"Landmine ",Unknown,Office/compound,34.014552,69.192392,Unknown,Unknown,"The Afghan Red Crescent reported that a volunteer died while doing volunteer work in Afghan Logar Branch. There is no further information to date, although the incident was most likely related to unexploded ordinance.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2009,2015,9,13,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Arghanab,Jilawoor,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,31.654722,65.649444,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A demining contractor working for a UN partner was killed in Jilawoor village when his motorcycle struck an IED.",Yes,"Official Report" 2137,2015,9,18,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,"Roadside IED",Ambush,Road,34.014552,69.192392,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A staff member and their family were killed on holiday after driving over RIED.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2028,2015,9,21,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,Saydabad,,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,34.022785,66.421776,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"The remains of two local INGO employees were found in Maydan, Sayabad district. They were abducted by anti-government elements on September 21st.",Yes,"Official Report" 2014,2015,10,3,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,,,0,49,0,0,0,0,14,35,0,49,0,0,0,0,14,35,0,49,14,0,35,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",36.728591,68.868066,"Foreign or coalition forces","United States Armed Forces","Fourteen INGO staff members were killed and 35 were seriously wounded when the facility that they were working in sustained prolonged airstrike attacks in Kunduz province. The motive of the attack was disputed by both parties in regards to the intentionality of the incident.",Yes,Media 2109,2015,10,8,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,"Public location",34.555349,69.207486,Unknown,Unknown,"Armed men stormed into a restaurant and indiscreetly fired upon the crowd. One national employee for a UN agency was serious injured in the attack.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2018,2015,10,24,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Kohistan,Qabr-i-Wardak,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.06573,69.502289,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A staff member and a driver from a local NGO was abducted by anti-government elements. They were released unharmed on October 28th after mediation by community elders.",Yes,"Official Report" 2138,2015,12,15,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,33.706199,69.383108,"Non-state armed group: Subnational",Militia,"A staff member was detained by local militants due to perceived police connections, and was then released after 4 days following community negotiations.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2034,2015,12,19,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Pul-e Khumri ","Bagh-e Shamal, Pul-e Khumri main road",0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,35.98815,68.63529,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two national INGO demining staff were killed when ambushed by anti-government forces. Reports suggest that the intended targets of the attack were ANSF.",Yes,"Official Report" 2055,2015,12,30,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,"Pashtun Kot","Khist Pul, Maimana-Bilichiragh Highway",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.953692,64.911089,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"An NGO staff member and driver were abducted by armed anti-government elements (AGE) while traveling towards Maimana city with supplies.",Yes,"Official Report" 2245,2016,1,4,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,"Vehicle-born IED",Raid,Office/compound,34.555349,69.207486,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three international UN staff members required medical attention after a vehicle-borne IED exploded outside a guest house. Several other staff (not counted here) were also slightly injured but did not require medical assistance.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2047,2016,1,19,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,34.555349,69.207486,Unknown,Unknown,"A national UN staff member was shot and killed in his home in Kabul.",Yes,"Official Report" 2050,2016,1,27,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Nahri Sarraj","Greshk (near)",4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,4,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,31.829949,31.829949,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A UN implementing partner was attacked by anti-government elements in Nahr Sarraj district near Greshk town. Four team members were killed and one was kidnapped and later released with the aid of the local community leaders.",Yes,"Official Report" 2068,2016,2,16,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,,,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,5,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.498229,67.761598,Unknown,Unknown,"Five ICRC staff members were abducted while on their way to carry out an assessment, with the aim to assist communities in the Waghaz district of Ghazni. They were later all released on 19th February.",Yes,"Official Report" 2292,2016,2,24,AF,Afghanistan,Zabul,Shinkay,"Loy Shor",2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.513282,69.181348,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Two contracted partners of a UN agency were wounded when anti-government elements (AGE) shot at their vehicle in Loy Shor after trying to stop it from returning to the agency's office. The driver was able to avoid stopping but he and the passenger were both wounded when the opened fire. They were able to make it to an Afghanistan National Army checkpoint and were transported to the hospital for treatment. Both survived the attack.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2291,2016,2,27,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,"Pul-e Alam","Pul-e Alam",7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,7,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",33.8,69.083333,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Seven contracted staff from a UN partner agency were abducted in Altamur, Logar province from their work site. All of them were released within a few days after facilitated negotiations by the local shura.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2293,2016,3,8,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Zhari,"Kariz-e Salim",7,0,0,0,0,0,2,5,0,7,0,0,0,0,2,5,0,7,7,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Unknown,32.208889,63.071667,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two UN contracted teams from the same partner group were ambushed by anti-government militants and attacked with small arms fire in Kariz-e Salim. Two of the male national staff members were killed and five were injured in the attack. The injured staff were treated for the wounds at a clinic in Kandahar.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2079,2016,3,18,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Baghlan-e Jadid ",,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.183294,68.75021,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two international staff members of an INGO were abducted along the Puli Khumri-Kunduz main road in Baghlan province by armed men. Released April 4, 2016",Yes,"Official Report" 2185,2016,4,19,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,Saydabad,Kotagay,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,7,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",33.895519,68.763192,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A demining team was attacked by anti-government forces in Kotagay village in Saydabad district. Seven members of the team were abducted. The perpetrators and their motive are unknown. The team was an implementing partner of a UN agency.",Yes,"Official Report" 2085,2016,4,28,AF,Afghanistan,Laghman,Qarghayi,"Kabul-Jalalabad highway",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.500759,69.851369,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"An international female NGO worker was abducted while traveling on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway. Update: A statement made by the Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, on August 29th, confirms that the aid worker was freed in August, four months after her kidnapping. Although the Minister did not provide further details, Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security mentioned in the media that the aid worker was freed as a result of a special operation.",Yes,Media 2094,2016,6,1,AF,Afghanistan,Parvan,"Shekh Ali","Khah Ghulam Ali",0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,2,1,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.946423,68.521729,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Anti-government elements fired multiple shots at an INGO vehicle, killing all three national staff members that were inside. The staff members were travelling from Bamyan to Kabul and were in the Khak Ghulam Ali area. Reports cite that three members of the Taliban have been detained on suspicion of their involvement in the incident.",Yes,"Official Report" 2100,2016,6,5,AF,Afghanistan,Lowgar,"Pul-e Alam",Altamur,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",33.8,69.083333,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"A demining team (UN agency partner) was attacked by anti-government elements during a range clearing operation. AGE set fire to seven vehicles and abducted the team leader.",Yes,"Official Report" 2256,2016,6,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Khanabad,"Khan Abad port, Shir Abad",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,36.681449,69.114905,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","One national staff member was killed in his home in Kunduz city, Khan Abad port, Shir Abad Area by unknown gunmen during the night. The incident was a result of a personal dispute.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2145,2016,6,27,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",Sangcharak,Dehmerda,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,35.852357,66.52239,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","In Dehmerda village, one UN contracted polio personnel was abducted by gunmen along with one NGO staff member, a government health department employee (not counted here), and a local driver (not currently counted).",Yes,"Official Report" 2148,2016,7,9,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.555349,69.207486,Unknown,Unknown,"One INGO international aid worker was abducted from her car while travelling home from an appointment in Kabul. Reportedly, the assailants were not part of the Taliban. The aid worker was released on July 23rd.",Yes,Media 2198,2016,7,17,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",,,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Unknown,35.670747,66.046353,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Reportedly, three doctors with the Red Crescent were abducted from Sar-e Pol province on July 14th by an unknown armed militant group. They were released on July 17th after security forces and tribal leaders collaborated in securing their release. The aid workers were providing medical assistance to villagers in the area.",Yes,Media 2294,2016,7,29,AF,Afghanistan,Takhar,Farkhar,Khawaki,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,"Project site",36.5058,69.8636,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Unknown armed men fired upon an NGO's work site. Armed guards supporting the NGO responded to the attack. In the crossfire exchange, one deminer was shot and required medical attention at Takhar hospital and is expected to recover. The NGO is a UN partner group.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2167,2016,8,25,AF,Afghanistan,Helmand,"Nad-e Ali",,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",31.664218,64.26615,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"One staff member, a private company partner with a UN agency, was killed during airstrikes on a prison run by anti-government militants. The staff member was initially abducted by the militants and held hostage in the prison. Reportedly, Afghan Security forces and civilians were also killed in the attack. The partner was initially kidnapped on August 15th, 2016.",Yes,"Official Report" 2173,2016,10,1,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Home,34.419849,70.472943,"Host State","Afghan Armed Forces","A UN agency national staff member was killed at a family residence in a crossfire which occurred during a search operation by Afghan forces. Further details on the incident are not currently available.",Yes,"Official Report" 2181,2016,11,2,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Surobi,"Uzbin Valley",0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,34.59028,69.761061,Unknown,Unknown,"Two national staff members for a local NGO were reportedly abducted by gunmen in Uzbin Valley in Kabul province. It is unknown who the perpetrators were and whether they are part of an armed opposition group.",Yes,"Official Report" 2183,2016,11,5,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Qala-e-Fatullah,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.549399,69.164563,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A female Australian aid worker for an INGO was abducted in the Qala-e-Fatullah area of Kabul. No group has currently claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. The INGO staff member was taken while she was with her driver and it is currently unclear what happened to him. Update: On Wednesday, 15th March 2017 it was reported that the international aid worker was released on March 14th, 2017.",Yes,Media 2187,2016,11,23,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Shahrak,Barkhol,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,34.183333,64.616667,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"Four UN contracted staff members were abducted from two vehicles when they were stopped and diverted in the Barkhol area of Shahrak District by anti-government elements (AGE). The drivers and the vehicles were released; the staff members are still missing.",Yes,"Official Report" 2188,2016,11,23,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,Farah,Farah,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Project site",32.446464,62.145413,Unknown,Unknown,"One UN contracted staff member was stabbed by two armed men in Farah hospital. No arrests have been made regarding this incident.",Yes,"Official Report" 2201,2016,12,19,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Aliabad,"Hussain Khel",0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.509015,68.903503,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One international staff member from the ICRC was abducted when their vehicle was intercepted by armed militants in Kunduz province. They were travelling from Mazar-e-Sharif to Kunduz when the incident occurred. Several national staff members were taken as well but since have been released. Update: The ICRC international staff member was released on 1/15 after nearly four weeks in captivity.",Yes,Media 2259,2016,12,19,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Kundoz,"Kah Furioshi",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Ambush,"Public location",36.728591,68.868066,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","An IED placed in a wheelbarrow detonated in Kunduz city, Kah Furioshi area. One national staff member of an INGO was killed as a result of the explosion. He was caught in the explosion as he was walking by the area.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2227,2017,2,8,AF,Afghanistan,Jowzjan,Sheberghan,Sheberghan,0,0,8,0,0,0,6,0,2,8,0,0,0,0,6,0,2,8,8,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.6672,65.7536,"Non-state armed group: Global","Islamic State (IS)","Six ICRC staff workers of Afghan nationality have been shot and killed by gunmen in the northern province of Jawzjan. Two more staff members were abducted. The attack on the convoy occurred south of Shibergan while the aid workers were transporting relief supplies to areas affected by the recent snowstorm. The abducted aid workers were released around the 5th of September, 2017.",Yes,Media 2476,2017,5,2,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,31.391389,64.299722,"Non-state armed group: National",Unknown,"A truck contracted by a UN agency partner was transporting commodities and was stopped by armed Anti Government Elements in Khalaj. The driver was held hostage for several days and released on May 12th.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2491,2017,5,16,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,"Chapa Dara",Gosalak,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,34.920175,70.764424,Unknown,Unknown,"One national volunteer for the Red Crescent was killed due to fighting in Gosalak village in Kunar province. The circumstances of his death remain unknown.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2290,2017,5,20,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,3,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,2,2,0,1,3,1,2,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Office/compound,34.555349,69.207486,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One German international aid worker was killed in an INGO guest house after armed attackers ambushed the building. A Finnish aid worker was also kidnapped by the group. In addition, the attackers beheaded a guard at the compound. Details surrounding the incident and the attackers are currently unavailable. On September 14th, the Finnish government confirmed that the aid worker was released after being held captive for 118 days. In a statement, the foreign minister said that they did not pay a ransom for the release of the aid worker.",Yes,Media 2484,2017,5,31,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",34.555349,69.207486,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","A VBIED exploded in the diplomatic quarter, close to Kabul's Zanbaq square. One INGO national staff member was slightly injured in the attack by shrapnel.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2477,2017,6,15,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Andar,,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",33.316667,68.45,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One UN agency and one NGO staff member that were working together on a monitoring mission were abducted by the local Taliban group. They were taken and held in Andar district in Ghazni province. They were interviewed by the provincial council and then one of the staff members was brought back to Waghaz and released on June 17th. The other had escaped earlier that day.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2485,2017,7,4,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Surkh Rod",,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Ambush,"Project site",34.171831,70.621679,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"A number of staff members from an assessment team (and a local partner to an INGO) were parked outside of a school in the Surkroad district of Nangarhar province. An AOG fired at them, killing one of the national staff members and seriously injuring another. According to a report, there was a change of command within the AOG, which could have contributed to the attack occurring.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2467,2017,7,14,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack","Public location",34.473946,67.349694,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One UN driver was abducted north of Dahwali, Afghanistan, in AGE controlled territory. He was released three days later on July 16th after the intervention of local elders.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2311,2017,8,14,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Chaghcharan,"Chaghcharan (near)",0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,3,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,34.52151,65.246344,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three national aid workers for an INGO were gunned down and killed in Ghor province, somewhere near the capital city of Chaghcharan. Two others (not currently counted in the AWSD because the information could not be verified) were reportedly wounded in the event. Although the motive and perpetrators of this incident are also unknown, the area reportedly has an active Taliban and ISIS presence.",Yes,Media 2464,2017,8,15,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,34.171831,70.621679,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","One national staff member of an INGO was shot and killed during a personal dispute in Nanghar.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2428,2017,8,29,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,,,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,4,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,32.264539,68.524715,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Four national male staff members were kidnapped by the Taliban in Pakitika and released over the course of several weeks. An additional staff member from the same organization was also abducted with the group but released less than 24 hours (and therefore not counted here).",Yes,"Focal Point" 2316,2017,9,11,AF,Afghanistan,Balkh,"Mazar-e Sharif","Mazar-e Sharif",0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",36.692617,67.117951,"Aid recipient","Not applicable","One international staff member of the ICRC working in Mazar-i-Sharif, was shot and killed at the organization's rehabilitation center where she treated disabled men, women, and children. She was taken to a NATO medical facility where she succumbed to her wounds. According to early reports, the shooter was someone that she treated.",Yes,Media 2478,2017,9,20,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Andar,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.316667,68.45,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Anti-government elements diverted one out of three UN agency contracted trucks that were heading to Barmal district to an unknown location, off-loaded the items from the truck and reportedly sold them at the market. They kidnapped the truck driver but released him on September 29th.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2486,2017,10,17,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,34.555349,69.207486,"Host State",Unknown,"One national female aid worker for an INGO was injured by shrapnel after the area was targeted by aerial bombing.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2479,2017,10,28,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,"Shindand ",Shindand,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.307049,62.136421,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One UN agency contracted commercial truck carrying relief items was stopped and diverted by AGE in Shindad district of Herat province. Reportedly the truck driver and the truck was taken to the AGEs stronghold but the driver and the truck were later released on November 18th.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2662,2018,1,7,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,34.533333,69.166667,Unknown,Unknown,"One national male INGO driver was ambushed while travelling in Kabul and forced out of his vehicle by perpetrators with weapons. The staff member was injured after being beaten.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2549,2018,1,23,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,2,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,2,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,2,1,1,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,34.555347,69.207489,Unknown,Unknown,"One male UN Agency driver and a female colleague with her son were kidnapped, after their car was stopped by unknown assailants around 6:00am in the North of the capital. The body of the driver was recovered on March 16 2018 and the female UN agency staff and her son were released by the kidnappers on May 24, 2018.",Yes,Media 2344,2018,1,24,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,0,9,0,0,0,0,4,5,0,9,0,0,0,0,4,5,0,9,0,0,9,"Complex attack",Raid,Office/compound,34.419849,70.472943,"Non-state armed group: Global","Islamic State (IS)","Four national staff members of an INGO and one soldier (not counted here) were killed in a complex attack on the organization's office in Jalalabad. The attackers detonated a suicide car bomb and then laid siege to the building for hours. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack. Five other national INGO staff were injured in the attack and are receiving medical treatment.",Yes,media 2559,2018,4,22,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,34.555347,69.207489,Unknown,Unknown,"One male national UN staff member was shot in the shoulder in front of his house. He was treated in the hospital for his wounds.",Yes,"Official Report" 2409,2018,5,5,AF,Afghanistan,Nurestan,Wama,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",35.359532,70.859562,"Police or paramilitary","Afghan National Police (ANP)","One NGO female aid worker in Wama district was shot and killed when an Afghan National Police officer fired his weapon at a group of NGO workers and then fled the scene. Further details about this incident and the motive are unavailable at this time.",Yes,"Official Report" 2578,2018,5,5,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,"Public location",34.533814,69.181595,Unknown,Unknown,"One female national INGO staff was struck on her head by a group of armed men after exiting a bank branch. The staff member had withdrawn a large amount of money for office use, which was taken by the armed men after she was assaulted.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2420,2018,6,2,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Aliabad,,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,36.510918,68.903288,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Six people, including one NGO staff member, were abducted by anti-government elements (group unknown) in Aliabad District in Kunduz Province.",Yes,"Official Report" 2598,2018,7,16,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,Kandahar,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,31.612181,65.712219,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","An INGO national volunteer and his brother were physically assaulted by AOG (brother not counted in the AWSD). Reportedly, the assault occurred because the AOG was opposed to their association with the INGO.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2562,2018,7,19,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,Dara-e-Pech,Manogai,0,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,12,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,12,12,12,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",34.875746,70.993766,"Non-state armed group: Global","Islamic State (IS)","12 employees of a demining NGO were abducted by a group of armed men reportedly associated with the Islamic State. The group of deminers were working in a remote area of Kunar province at the request of tribal leaders, who are now attempting to mediate their release. As of January 2019 their status is unknown.",Pending,Media 2583,2018,7,28,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,2,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,2,0,5,0,0,5,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",34.44038,70.441856,"State: unknown","Not applicable","3 national INGO staff were killed and 2 wounded during an aerial bombardment of a project site at 11:15 on July 28, 2018 in Police District #03.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2506,2018,7,31,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,2,1,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,2,1,0,"Complex attack",Raid,"Project site",34.419849,70.472943,"Non-state armed group: Global","Islamic State (IS)","An attack on the Ministry of Refugees and Returnees office in Jalalabad killed at least fifteen people, including UN and INGO staff members. Another UN aid worker was wounded in the complex attack. It began when a suicide car bomb was detonated and followed by a gunfight that lastest several hours between Afghan security forces and two shooters that had taken hostages. Reportedly, as many as thirty people were wounded and no group has taken responsibility for the attack. The attack apparently took place during a meeting with NGOs working on refugee issues.",Yes,Media 2702,2018,9,10,AF,Afghanistan,Paktika,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.5,68.8,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One international INGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped by Taliban members, due to mistaken identity. The staff member was travelling in Paktika Province when the road ambush occurred. He was released two days later.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2629,2018,10,3,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",Sayyad,"Qara Khawal",0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",36.1317,65.554,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Four national NGO staff were abducted while conducting an assessment of a drought response project in Sayyad district, of Sar-e-pol province. Seven staff members were originally abducted in the incident, with three being released after several hours. The remaining four staff members were released 2 days later.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2604,2018,10,6,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,"Lal wa Sarjangal",Lal,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Mob violence","Public location",34.4823,66.2724,Unaffiliated,"Not applicable","One female national INGO staff member was hit by crossfire during a mob incident and later died in the hospital on October 6, 2018. The mob reportedly erupted as the group tried to prevent the arrest of a local commander by the military.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2628,2018,10,8,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Pasaband,Sangan,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.4127,64.5123,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two national staff, one employed by a LNGO and one employed by an INGO, were abducted in Sangan, Ghor province. Following extensive negotiations between the anti-government kidnapper elements and the Herat access team, the two aid workers were released after 5 days.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2532,2018,10,25,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Khanabad,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,36.603113,69.104049,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","The body of one INGO staff member was found in Khanabad District not far from where he was abducted from by anti-government elements on October 25th.",Yes,"Official Report" 2687,2018,11,4,AF,Afghanistan,Paktika,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,32.5,68.8,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One national INGO staff member while travelling through Paktika province, was kidnapped and subsequently murdered by his captors. Reports indicate the motive is unknown, but the perpetrators are Taliban members.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2570,2019,1,26,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Jalalabad,Jalalabad,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,34.44038,70.441856,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One male national staff was injured when a magnetic IED, attached to a UN implementing partner vehicle responsible for mine clearance, detonated, also killing a dependent of the staff member (not counted here) in the vehicle.",Yes,"Official Report" 2880,2019,3,14,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,"Char Sada","Char Sada center",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Complex attack",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",34.9197738,65.2909179,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One male NGO security guard at a healthy facility in Char Sada, was killed when clashes between the Taliban and the Afghan National Army (ANA) erupted in the area around the project site.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2854,2019,4,9,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Khakrez,"Nasar village area",0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,4,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,"31.7880105 ",65.5707852,Unknown,Unknown,"Four male NGO staff members travelling in a person vehicle in Khakrez district, Kandahar, were kidnapped by unknown armed perpetrators. They were released unharmed 7 days later.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2664,2019,5,5,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Surkh Rod",,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,4,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,34.4,70.366667,Unknown,Unknown,"Four NGO staff members travelling in Surkh Rod district were injured when a Magnetic Improvised Explosive Device (MIED) attached to an NGO rented vehicle detonated.",Yes,"Official Report" 2667,2019,5,8,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,"Shari Naw of Kabul City",0,4,0,0,0,0,3,1,0,4,0,0,0,0,3,1,0,4,4,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Raid,"Project site",34.533333,69.166667,Unknown,Unknown,"Three male national INGO staff members were killed at their project office in Kabul after a VBIED detonated, targeting another INGOs nearby office. Reports indicate 2 others were killed and 15 injured (not counted here). One driver for another INGO was sitting in a car nearby suffered burns to his hands and glass fragments in his face and body",Yes,"Official Report" 2679,2019,5,16,AF,Afghanistan,Samangan,"Ruyi Dab",,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Rape/sexual assault ","Individual attack",Unknown,35.6581,68.0478,"Staff member","Security guard","One female midwife at an NGO clinic located in Ruyi Dab District of Samangan province was allegedly sexually assaulted by 6 local individuals and a security guard from the NGO clinic. Reports indicate the suspects are now in custody.",Yes,"Official Report" 2685,2019,5,24,AF,Afghanistan,Farah,"Shib Koh",,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,32.1415,61.2096,"Foreign or coalition forces","International Military Forces (IMF)","During an international military airstrike targeting anti-government elements at 12:17am LT, an NGO compound in Shib Koh district was also destroyed killing two national NGO staff members. Reports indicate 8 militants were also killed during the strike.",Yes,"Official Report" 2686,2019,5,27,AF,Afghanistan,Faryab,Qaysar,,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",35.64,64.28,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","While conducting an EPI vaccine survey, 4 NGO staff members were abducted by anti-government elements in Qaysar District of Faryab Province. The 2 female staff members were released shortly after (not counted here), but the 2 male staff members are still being held.",Yes,"Official Report" 2863,2019,6,1,AF,Afghanistan,Nimruz,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Home,"31.0261488 ",62.4504154,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One male national INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for several days by the Taliban in Nimroz province. The staff member was on leave in his home village when he was abducted, but he was able to convince the perpetrators he was a student, not an aid worker, leading to his release.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2904,2019,6,21,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",34.5281296,69.1723328,Unknown,Unknown,"One male INGO national staff member was stabbed in the leg with a knife while walking to a neary shop, 150 meters from his home in Kabul. Four unknown men were involved in the attack, and likely intended to rob the staff member.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2881,2019,7,6,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Shahrak,"Vazguna village",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.1,64.2667,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One male NGO staff member was shot and killed by Taliban perpetrators on the road as he was travelling to the local health centre.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2742,2019,7,8,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Day Mirdad","Tangi Saidan",0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Raid,"Project site",34.2164,68.2952,"Police or paramilitary","Afghan National Security Forces","Reports indicate, Afghan National Security Forces raided an INGO health clinic in Tangi Saidan, Day Mirdad district of Wardak around 9:00pm LT. The security forces shot and killed an aid recipient within the clinic, bound four other individuals and took them outside for an interrogation. Information currently available highlights ANSF were seeking information regarding possible connections to the Taliban. During the interrogation two staff members were shot and killed approximately 50 meters from the facility. A third INGO staff member is missing and presumed detained by the forces.",Yes,Media 2957,2019,9,2,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,0,7,0,7,0,7,0,0,7,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,34.525278,69.178333,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Seven INGO international staff members were injured after a large vehicle borne IED exploded outside the Green Village compound in Kabul. The Taliban took responsibility for the attack that killed 16 and wounded over 100.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2776,2019,9,14,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,Jaded,"Khal Zaey",0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,5,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.374555,68.896679,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Five staff members of a local NGO were reportedly kidnapped by unknown non-state actors, along the Kunduz-Baghlan road in the Khal Zaey area of Baghlan province. No further information about their whereabouts is available at this time.",Yes,"Official Report" 2882,2019,10,10,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Dulaina,"Bayencha village",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.1244,66.5288,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One male NGO staff member was shot and killed when the ambulance he was in to accompany a patient was ambushed by Taliban perpetrators near Bayencha village between Dualiana district and Chaghcharan district.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2861,2019,10,23,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,"Shahr-e Buzurg","Aspakha village",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,1,1,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",37.414099,70.1932084,"Non-state armed group: Subnational","The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan","Two INGO national staff, one female and one male, were kidnapped along with two civilians (rental car driver and staff's husband) at a project site in Aspakha village, Shahr-e-Buzurg district. Focal point reports indicate the kidnappers belong to the NSAG The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and requested ransom from one of the family members. Both staff were released unharmed after 36 hours.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2807,2019,10,24,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Chaghcharan,"Shahr-e- Naw village, Yarfolad Area",0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,Shooting,Raid,"Project site",34.5742,64.9436,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One female health worker for a national NGO was killed by Taliban militants in Shahr-e- Naw village, Yarfolad Area, of Chaghcharan district, Ghor at 2:00pm. One other female staff member was wounded, and taken to the provincial hospital of Chaghcharan where she succumbed to her injuries.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2796,2019,11,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,1,0,2,1,2,0,3,2,0,1,"Vehicle-born IED","Individual attack",Road,34.525278,69.178333,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One male international UN staff member was killed when a magnetic IED was reportedly placed on the rear roof of the UN vehicle during a taffic stop in the city of Kabul, in the area of 4th Macrorayan Main Road between Airport Road and Jalalabad Road. Another international staff and the driver sitting in the front seat were injured and taken for medical treatment, and three nearby civilians were wounded in the attack. Although no group has taken responsibility, similar recent attacks on aid workers and organisations in Afghanistan point to NSAGs with a political motive.",Yes,"Official Report" 2802,2019,12,4,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Jalalabad,Jalalabad,0,5,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,1,0,0,1,5,0,0,5,5,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.434167,70.447778,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","4 male INGO staff members including the driver and 3 body guards, were killed immediately when their vehicle was attacked by perpetrators with small arms in Jalalabad City, Chashma-e-Khanji area, at 08:10. The head of the INGO was also in the vehicle and was critically wounded; he later died in hospital. A civilian who was also in the vehicle was killed (not counted here). Although no group has taken responsibility, reports indicate the presence of the Islamic State and the Taliban in the area makes NSAG perpetrators likely.",Yes,"Official Report" 2907,2019,12,25,AF,Afghanistan,Paktia,Zurmat,"Hazarkhil village, Sarkai area",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.4377785,69.0277405,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One INGO contracted truck carrying blankets to the Urgon and Barmal Districts in Paktia was kidnapped by unknown non government actors in the early hours of December 25 near Hazarkhil village, Sarkai area. After intervention of the INGO and elders in the area, the truck and driver were released unharmed the afternoon of the following day.",Yes,"Focal Point" 3228,2020,2,20,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Pul-e Khumri","Kabul-Pul-e Khumri road",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.95,68.7,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One UN humanitarian agency national staff member was ambushed by the Tablian on the Pul-e Khumari - Kabul road while travelling to a funeral in a private vehicle. He was released after 26 hours.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3263,2020,3,31,AF,Afghanistan,Paktika,Sharana,Sharana,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,Road,33.13,68.78,Unknown,Unknown,"One national male INGO staff member was injured by a VBIED on the road in Sharana.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 2961,2020,5,12,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,0,1,3,Shooting,Raid,"Project site",34.525278,69.178333,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One INGO midwife was killed and 3 other staff injured when armed assailants raided the maternity ward of a hospital in Kabul. The attackers opened fire on the patients and staff resulting in a total of 24 deaths, including 16 mothers. Neither the Taliban nor ISIS have claimed responsibility. ",Yes,Media 3188,2020,5,27,AF,Afghanistan,Wardak,"Dai Mirdad","Safa Khail",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack","Public location",34.17359,68.26808,"Non-state armed group: Unknown",Unknown,"One INGO national staff was kidnapped by a NSAG while on leave visiting his family in Dai Mirdad. He was released along with 27 other prisoners during a prisoner exchange on June 11, 2020.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3166,2020,7,15,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Herat,Herat,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Home,34.341944,62.203056,Unknown,Unknown,"One male INGO national staff was stabbed after unknown males attacked him and attempted to steal his car on the driveway of his home.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3225,2020,7,16,AF,Afghanistan,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Rape/sexual assault ",Unknown,Unknown,33,65,Unknown,Unknown,"One INGO staff member was raped in Afghanistan. ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3094,2020,8,12,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Home,34.434167,70.447778,Unknown,Unknown,"One UN agency male national staff was shot and killed in his home in Jalalabad.  ",Yes,"Official Report" 3253,2020,10,6,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,1,1,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",35,71.2,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Two INGO staff members, one female and one male national, were kidnapped by the Taliban in Konar.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3247,2020,10,15,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,Jaghatu,,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Home,33.577222,68.185556,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One NGO staff was kidnapped from his home in Jaghatu district while he was on annual leave. He was released on November 30, 2020. ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3214,2020,11,29,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Khanabad,"Khuja Pista",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,36.683056,69.163611,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One INGO national staff member and one contracted rental car driver were abducted by Taliban militants on Khuja Pista, Kundoz. They were held for 24 hours and then released.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3172,2020,12,12,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,35.6,66.3,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"Two male INGO national staff members were kidnapped by the Taliban in Sar-e Pol. They were held for 28 hours and then released.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3534,2021,1,9,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,34.525278,69.178333,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One UN staff member was shot after his car was attacked near his house in Kabul by suspected robbers. He was treated at the hospital and survived. ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3357,2021,1,21,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Rape/sexual assault ","Individual attack",Road,34.525278,69.178333,Unaffiliated,"Taxi driver","One female NGO staff member was abducted by a Taxi driver and sexually assaulted. She received medical support following the incident.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3175,2021,1,25,AF,Afghanistan,Ghazni,,,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,33.549167,68.423333,Unknown,Unknown,"Two Red Crescent workers were reportedly wounded at the edge of Ghazni province. Further information is unavailable at this time. ",Pending,ACLED 3535,2021,2,16,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Injil,Chahak,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",34.3,62.25,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"2 INGO male national staff were kidnapped while conducting a program related survey in Chahak village in Herat by the Taliban. They were released after 16 days. ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3536,2021,2,18,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",34.434167,70.447778,"Non-state armed group: Global ","Islamic State (IS)","One UN male staff member was injured by a roadside IED while walking to work in Jalalabad. The Islamic State is the suspected perpetrator. ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3193,2021,2,24,AF,Afghanistan,Daykondi,Khadir,"Between Nili and Khadir",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,Shooting,Ambush,Road,33.68971,66.55116,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three NGO staff members were reportedly wounded while travelling between Nili to Khadir in Daykondi province, after being shot at by unknown gunmen.  ",Pending,ACLED 3537,2021,2,25,AF,Afghanistan,Uruzgan,Trinkot,"Mohammad Nabi Addah",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",32.626667,65.873333,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"One NGO staff member, who used to be employed in the National Army, was kidnapped by Taliban elements in Uruzgan and held for 12 days while being interrogated. ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3235,2021,3,29,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,3,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",34.434167,70.447778,Unknown,Unknown,"Three female UN-funded polio vaccination workers were shot and killed in Jalalabad at the same time as an explosive attack on the health department building.  ",Pending,Media 3298,2021,5,16,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,"Bati Kot","Torkham-Jalalabad Highway",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED","Individual attack",Road,34.31,70.71,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One UN agency staff member was seriously injured after an IED attached to his private vehicle detonated on the Jalalabad-Torkham highway near Barikaw. His wife travelling with him was killed. ",Yes,"Official Report" 3540,2021,5,22,AF,Afghanistan,Badakhshan,"Bati Kot",Nusai,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Custody,38.443056,70.805556,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Two medical INGO male staff members were ambushed, kidnapped and held for 3 days, as they were forced to do a surgical operation on an NSAG militant. ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3312,2021,6,8,AF,Afghanistan,Baghlan,"Baghlan-e Jadid","Shikh Jalal",0,26,0,0,0,0,10,16,0,26,0,0,0,0,10,16,0,26,0,0,26,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,36.33,68.62,"Non-state armed group: Global ","Islamic State","10 staff members of a demining INGO were killed and 16 others seriously wounded when Islamic State perpetrators raided the organisation base camp in Shikh Jalal village. The 16 injured were all treated at the Pul-l-Kumri hospital, with 4 critical injuries evacuated to Kabul. It is unknown at this time whether any international staff are included in the 26, therefore all are marked as national until further information is available.  ",Pending,"Official Report" 3318,2021,6,15,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Khogyani,,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,4,Unknown,"Individual attack",Unknown,34.25,70.5,"Non-state armed group: Unknown",Unknown,"Four polio vaccinators were killed in Nangarhar province. No group has claimed responsibility and ongoing vaccination campaigns in the province have been suspended.  ",Pending,"Official Report" 3331,2021,6,28,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Jalalabad,Jalalabad,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,2,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Ambush,Road,34.434167,70.447778,Unknown,Unknown,"Two female NGO staff members travelling in an organisation mini-bus were injured when they were attacked by an unknown assailant on a rickshaw with an IED. The perpetrator threw the remote-controlled IED at the mini-bus, but missed and it exploded on the ground.  ",Pending,"Official Report" 3546,2021,7,1,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Bihsud,Jalalabad,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",34.434167,70.447778,Unknown,Unknown,"One INGO staff member was shot and killed by an unknown perpetrator on his way to work in Jalalabad. ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3369,2021,8,9,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Paghman,"Khoja Lakan",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Home,34.55635,68.95628,"Non-state armed group: National",Taliban,"The director of an NGO all-girls school in Khoja Lakan, Paghman district was abducted by Taliban militants from his home. He was held for 2 days and tortured in regards to the NGO and his work with the organisation. He was released on August 11. Women's and girl's programs have been suspended indefinitely.  ",Yes,"Focal Point" 3381,2021,8,29,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment","Individual attack",Home,34.525278,69.178333,"Foreign or coalition forces","United States Armed Forces","One INGO national male staff member was killed in a United States military drone strike in Kabul, when the aerial bombardment targetted his home. Media reports indicate the staff member's vehicle was targeted as it arrived home on the suspicion the water containers it was carrying were explosives. 9 other civilians were killed, including 7 children.  ",Pending,Media 3467,2021,9,21,AF,Afghanistan,Herat,Herat,Herat,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack","Public location",34.341944,62.203056,Unknown,Unknown,"One UN agency male staff member was kidnapped and interrogated by unknown armed men in Herat city. He was released the following day. ",Pending,"Official Report" 3495,2022,2,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Kundoz,Kundoz,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,3,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,36.728611,68.868056,"Non-state armed group: Unknown",Unknown,"4 polio vaccinators were killed in Kundoz city by an unknown armed group. ",Pending,"Official Report" 3496,2022,2,24,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,"Imam Sahib","Imam Sahib",0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,3,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,37.184444,68.914444,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","Three female polio vaccinators were shot and killed in Imam Sahib by unknown armed individuals. ",Pending,"Official Report" 3497,2022,2,24,AF,Afghanistan,Takhar,Taloqan,Taloqan,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,36.716667,69.516667,"Non-state armed group: Unknown","Not applicable","One male polio vaccinator was shot and killed in Taloqan, Takhar by unknown gunmen. ",Pending,"Official Report"