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Terrorism-related Incidents in Quetta - 2017

S.N.

Date

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

January 2

Six FCB officials were injured after their vehicle came under attack near Western Bypass in Quetta.

0
6
2
January 5

Unidentified militants shot dead two people in Jinnah Town of Quetta.

2
0
3
January 6

Unidentified assailants shot and injured five Hazara Shias in a suspected sectarian attack community on Spiny Road in the Qila Mubarak area of Quetta.

0
5
4
January 16

Militants opened fire at a Police constable in the Killi Deba area of Quetta, killing him on the spot.

1
0
5
January 16

Militants opened fire near the Passport Office area of Quetta and killed a Police official on duty.

1
0
6
January 22

Unidentified assailants opened fire and killed two persons in Satellite Town area of Quetta.

2
0
7
February 17 The FC arrested 20 suspects during a search operation in the Nushki area of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan.
Arrest
8
February 19

SFs killed a militant in an encounter and seized arms during a search operation at Darakhshan near Eastern Bypass area of Quetta.

1
0
9
March 14

Balochistan higher education secretary Abdullah Jan was abducted from Wahdat Colony of Brewery Road area in Quetta. Jan's son Mohammad Attiuqe said his father was on his way to work when unidentified assailants in a white Toyota Vitz kidnapped him near his house in Wahdat Colony. Jan was kidnapped along with his driver. However, the abductors released the driver near Sabzal Road area and drove off an unknown location, said DIG Quetta Abdul Razzaq Chema. No group has claimed responsibility for the abduction so far.

Abduction
10
March 18

FC forces and personnel of an intelligence agency arrested four suspected militants during a raid in Smungli area of Quetta. SFs claimed to have recovered five SMGs, three rockets and other weapons from their possession.

Arms and ammunition recovery
11
May 24

A Chinese couple was kidnapped from the Jinnah Town area of Quetta in the afternoon.

Abduction
12
May 24

One TTP leader, Saeed Ahmed Badani, describe as the "mastermind" behind three major attacks in Baluchistan was arrested from an unidentified location of Quetta.

Arrest
13
May 29

DSP Umer Ur Rehman was killed and another Police officer injured following a firing incident in Quetta's Huddah area.

1
1
14
June 2

11 Chinese nationals living in the Jinnah Town of the Quetta city have been shifted to Karachi for their departure to China. This follows the abduction of two Chinese nationals from the same locality on May 24 the duo's fate remains unknown.

0
0
15
June 4

A man and his younger sister belonging to the Shia Hazara community were shot dead in the Spiny Road area of Quetta.

2
0
16
June 11

Three Balochistan Constabulary personnel were killed and one wounded in a gun attack on a checkpost in the Chakki Shahwani area of Sariab road in Quetta.

3
1
17
June 12

FC personnel killed two BLA militants during an IBO operation in Quetta.

2
0
18
June 14

SFs killed two BLA 'commanders', identified as Nazar Mohammad alias Beerbak and Mohammad Jan alias Chota, in an operation in the Leela area of the provincial capital Quetta.

2
0
19
June 14

SFs claimed to have gunned down an alleged terrorist in Quetta.

1
0
20
July 5

One person was killed and seven others were injured when unidentified assailants ambushed vehicle of a Member of the MPA Manzoor Khan Kakar at Manan Chowk in Quetta.

1
7
21
July 7

Malik Naveed Dehwar, a main leader of the BNP-M, and three others were killed in two gun attacks on Arbab Karam Khan road of Quetta.

4
0
22
July 7

Two persons were shot dead in the Chashma Auchuzai area on the outskirts of Quetta. Amil Khan Kakar, son of prominent Pashtu poet, writer and educationist Wali Muhammad Siyal, was sitting in his farm with his watchman when armed men appeared and attacked them.

2
0
23
July 7

Police and SFs launched a crackdown in Quetta and adjoining areas, arresting 98 suspects after the killing incidents over a 24-hour period.

Arrest
24
July 13

The SP, Mubarak Shah, and three of his Police guards were shot dead when the motorcycles bourne militants opened indiscriminate fire at the Police mobile while it was patrolling in Killi Deba area of Quetta.

4
0
25
July 13

Three militants were killed in an encounter with Police and SFs in Essa Nagri area of Quetta.

3
0
26
July 30

Eleven of them were arrested during a joint operation conducted by FC Balochistan and local Police in the Killi Deba area of Quetta.

Arrest
27
August 12

At least 15 people, among them eight soldiers, were killed and 40 others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a military truck near the Pishin bus stop in Quetta.

16
40
28 September 8

Maulana Abu Turab, the Balochistan Ameer of Markazi Jamat Ahle Hadees, his son and his guard were abducted by unidentified assailants from airport road of Quetta

Abduction
29 September 10

Unidentified assailants opened fire at a vehicle coming from Chaman in Kuchlak area of Quetta in the evening, leaving five Shia Hazara persons dead.

5
0
Total*
53
60
*Data till September 27, 2017
Note:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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