New Government and Major Terrorist Attacks Inside Pakistan

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Attacks on military convoys
June 09, 2013

Three soldiers were killed and four wounded in bomb attacks on military convoys in North Waziristan[1].

 

Militants attack NATO containers in Khyber; six killed

June 10, 2013

Six people were killed when militants attacked three NATO containers in Shagai area of Jamrud Tehsil of the Khyber tribal region[2].

 

Double attack in Quetta kills 25: officials

June 15, 2013

A bomb attack on a bus in Quetta, capital of the restive Baluchistan province, killed 14 women students, and another 11 people died in a blast at a city hospital and 17 wounded in the bombing around 90 minutes later[3].

 

Bomb attack destroys Quaid’s residency in Ziarat

June 15, 2013

Militants attacked the Quaid-e-Azam residency in Ziarat with hand grenades. They destroyed the historical monument where the founder of Pakistan Mohammad Ali Jinnah spent his last days. A police man outside the Quaid’s residency was also killed in the attack[4].

 

Funeral targeted in suicide attack

June 18, 2013

At least 28 people, including PTI MPA Imran Mohmand were killed and sixty others wounded, among them seven severely when a loud explosion ripped through a funeral here in Mardan[5].

 

Attack on Security Forces in Matani town 

June 19, 2013

One June 19, at least six security personnel were killed and three others injured when a convoy of forces came under attack in Sra Khawra area of Matani town in the outskirts of Peshawar[6]

 

Suicide attack at Shia madrassa kills 15 in Peshawar

June 21, 2013

A suicide bomber blew himself up in Gulshan Colony, Peshawar, killing 15 and leaving 22 injured. The Hussaini Madrassa in the area was the target of the blast. The interior of the madrassa was destroyed. There were around 40 people inside the madrassa at the time of the blast[7].

 

Nanga Parbat Killing of Foreign Mountaineers

June 23, 2013

The attack took place at the base of Nanga Parbat, Gunman opened fire at the base of one of Pakistan’s highest peaks, killing 11 people, including 10 tourists and a local guide[8].

 

Furious bomb blast targets SHC judge, security squad in Karachi

June 26, 2013

At least 10 persons were killed and 16 persons were injured including Sindh High Court judge Justice Maqbool Baqir in a targeted bomb blast at high security area of Karachi’s Burns Road area[9]

 

FC Convoy came under attack

July 1, 2013

At least 18 civilians were killed and 46 injured in a car bomb attack on a convoy of the Frontier Corps in Badbher area on the outskirts of Peshawar. Two FC personnel suffered injured in the blast, while most of the victims were poor vendors and passersby[10].

 

Kishan Ganga check-post attack

July 2, 2013

At least six Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were killed and 10 others injured when suspected Taliban militants attacked the Kishan Ganga check-post near Frontier Region (FR), Jina Kor [11].

 

Suicide attack near Bab-e-Dosti

July 5, 2013

At least nine people including six Afghan officials were killed and 19 others injured in a suicide attack near Pass Bab-e-Dosti the Pak-Afghan border in the Chaman region of Balochistan[12].

 

Attack on tribal elder

July 8, 2013

At least six people were killed and 10 others severely injured in a targeted bomb blast in Hangu on Monday. A suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a tribal elder’s pick-up at the Tor Warhai vehicle stand in Doaba Bazaar[13].

 

Unprecedented attack on the local office of ISI

July 25, 2013

Suicide gunmen and car bombers mounted an unprecedented attack on the local office of the country’s premier intelligence agency in the otherwise sleepy town of Sukkur, sparking a shootout that killed eight people and injured over three dozen[14].

 

Parachinar Bombing

July 26, 2013

At least 50 people were killed and 122 injured in two bomb explosions in the central market in the Shia dominated town of Parachinar[15].

Gunmen kill seven coast guards

July 27, 2013

Seven Pakistan Coast Guards personnel were killed and seven others injured when gunmen attacked a PCG check post in Kuldan area of Gwadar district early on Saturday morning[16].

TTP stormed Dera Ismail Khan’s Central Jail

July 30, 2013

TTP militants stormed the Central Prison at Dera Ismail Khan, Nine people including six policemen were killed and 14 others injured in the audacious attack while four prisoners were also killed by security forces[17].

 

BLA guns down 14 abducted passengers

August 6, 2013

At least 14 people, including three security personnel, were killed in an attack by Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) militants on five passenger buses in Machh area of Bolan, some 80 kilometres from the provincial capital[18].

 

Bomb went off outside a packed football ground

August 7, 2013

At least 11 people killed, including children, and26 people were injured when a bomb went off outside a packed football ground in the densely populated area of Lyari in Karachi[19].

 

DIG among 38 killed in Quetta suicide blast

August 8, 2013

A suicide bomber killed up to 38 people and wounded more than 50 others, most of them Pakistani policemen attending a funeral ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr[20].

 

Ten killed in Quetta during Eidul Fitr prayers

August 09, 2013

At least 10 people were killed and many others injured on Friday in an attack that targeted a mosque the Eidul Fitr prayers near Quetta’s eastern bypass[21].

 

Major General, Lt Colonel among 3 killed in Upper Dir blast

September 15, 2013

Three military officials including two senior officers of the Pakistan army were martyred in a blast near Pak-Afghan border, said the Inter-Services Public Relations, media wing of the army[22].

 

BLA killed 7 soldiers

September 20, 2013

At least seven Army personnel were killed and four others were injured in a remote-controlled explosion in Bolan of Balochistan[23].

Twin church blasts claim 80 lives in Peshawar

September 22, 2013

Twin explosions at All Saint’s Church in Peshawar’s Kohati gate area killed 80 people and wounded over 100 others[24].

Govt. employees’ bus blast

September 28, 2013

Nineteen persons were killed and 46 others sustained injuries in an explosion on a bus carrying mostly government employees after duty hours from the provincial capital to their villages in the Charsadda district[25].

 

Qissa Khawani bazaar bombing

September 29, 2013

Death toll reached to the 42 in Qissa Khawani bazaar, which occurred at Peshawar. More than 108 people were injured in the blast[26].

 

KP Law Minister killed

October 16, 2013

At least eight people, including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa law minister Israrullah Gandapur, were killed when a suicide bomber exploded outside his residence in Dera Ismail Khan. More than 30 people were wounded in the attack, including Gandapur’s elder brother, said Irfan Mahsud, the assistant commissioner in Dera Ismail Khan[27].

 

Clashes erupted at 10th of Muharram 

November15, 2013

At least 10 persons are killed and over 78 injured after sectarian clashes erupted at 10th of Muharram procession near Fawara Chowk in Rawalpindi[28].

 

Karachi twin explosions

November 22, 2013

Twin explosions ripped through shops and vehicles on the main road leading to Ancholi on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 50 others[29].

 

Suicide attack on forces at North Waziristan 

December 18, 2013

 At least five soldiers were killed and 34 members of security forces wounded when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a military checkpoint in North Waziristan[30].

 

Blast in Khyber kills nine, including three children

January 6, 2014

At least nine people, including three children, were killed and several others wounded Monday when a blast rocked the house of a tribal elder in the northwestern Khyber tribal region[31].

SSP. Ch. Aslam Killed with other officials

January 9, 2014

Senior police officer Chaudhry Aslam, who led the operations against militants and extremists in Karachi for years, was killed on Thursday afternoon when a powerful IED blast destroyed his vehicle on the Lyari Expressway. His guard and driver were also killed in the attack[32].

 

PML-N leader came under attack

January 12, 2014

The two roadside bombs targeting Amir Muqam of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) party killed five of his security detail in the Martoong area of Swat valley[33].

 

Blast at Peshawar Tablighi centre kills ten, injures more than 60

January 16, 2014

At least ten people were killed and more than 60 injured Thursday evening when a bomb exploded at a religious centre in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.[34]

 

Killing of three Express News Staffers

January 17, 2014

Firing at a live van of Express News claimed three lives near Nazimabad Board Office area of Karachi. According to details, live van of Express news was targeted near Nazimabad Board Office, killing guard, technician and driver. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility of attack on Express News live van.[35]

 

Kushal Khan Khattack Express Bomb Blast

January 17, 2014

At least six persons were killed and over 58 others injured when Khushal Khan Khattak Express was targeted with bomb blast near Kotla Hassan Shah area of Rajanpur. [36]

 

Taliban attacked near GHQ

January 20, 2014

At least 13 people were killed, in a bomb blast near the R.A. Bazaar in Rawalpindi, A further 18 people were wounded in the blast which tore through the R.A. bazaar, close to the army’s General Headquarters (GHQ)[37]

 

Bus bombing kills 24 Shia pilgrims

January 20, 2014

Bus bombing kills 24 Shia pilgrims, 40 others wounded as bomb hits bus carrying pilgrims back from Iran. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claims responsibility for the attack.[38]

 

Bomber kills 10 at Peshawar hotel

February 4, 2014

At least 10 people were killed and 42 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a hotel frequented by Shias in Qissa Khwani Bazaar[39]

[3] Double Attacks, The Nation,http://www.nation.com.pk/national/15-Jun-2013/11-dead-in-women-university-bus-bomb-blast-in-quetta

[5]Funeral targeted in suicide attack, The Daily Mail,

http://dailymailnews.com/0613/19/FrontPage/index.php?id=2

[6]Attack on Security Forces in Matani town, The Business Recorder, 

http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1206962/

[10] Peshawar Bombing Time Line, Dawn News,

http://www.dawn.com/news/1044673/peshawar-blasts-a-timeline

[11] At least 6 men killed in Peshawar attack, Dawn News,

http://www.dawn.com/news/1022313/at-least-six-fc-men-killed-in-peshawar-attack

[16] Gunmen killed seven coast guard, Dawn News,

http://www.dawn.com/news/1032355/gunmen-kill-seven-coast-guards

[18] BLA attack on five buses,  Worldwide Events,

http://www.wevenews.com/pakistan-bla-guns-down-14-abducted-passengers/

[24]Twin church blasts claim 80 lives in Peshawar, Dawn News,

http://www.dawn.com/news/1044668/twin-church-blasts-claim-80-lives-in-peshawar

[28] Sectarian Clashes 10th of Muharram, The News,

http://www.thenews.com.pk/report2013/November-2013-A-year-in-review.asp

[31] Blast in Khyber kills nine, including three children, Dawn News,

http://www.dawn.com/news/1078742/blast-in-khyber-kills-nine-including-three-children

[33] PML-N leader came under attack, The Dawn News,

http://www.dawn.com/news/1080043/pml-ns-amir-muqam-attacked-in-swat-six-killed

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