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Suicide Attacks in Balochistan, 2003-2017

2017

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

May 12

Mastung town / Mastung District

At least 27 people were killed and 40 others, including Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, suffered injuries in a suicide attack on his convoy in the Mastung town of same District in Balochistan.

28
40
2 June 23

Gulistan Road / Quetta

Seven Policemen were among 13 killed and 20 others injured in a suicide attack near the office of Balochistan Police Chief on Gulistan Road of Quetta, the provincial capital.

14
20
3

July 10

Chaman / Qilla Abdullah District

The DPO of Qilla Abdullah, Sajid Khan Mohmand, and his security guard and driver were killed and over 10 other people, including five Police personnel, injured in a suicide blast in the border town of Chaman in Qilla Abdullah District of Balochistan.

4
10
4 August 12

Pishin bus stop / Quetta

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, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

16
40
Total*
62
110
*Data till October 8, 2017
2016

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

January 13

Satellite Town / Quetta

At least 15 people, among them 13 Police personnel, a FC soldier and a civilian, were killed while 25 others were injured when suicide bomber blew himself up near a Government health centre in Satellite Town area of Quetta.

16
25
2 January 29

Cantt area / Zhob District

Six soldiers of Pakistan Army and a child were injured as a suicide bomber blew himself near Cantt area of Zhob District in Balochistan.

0
7
3 February 3 Giddir / Kalat District

Three militants were killed when a suicide bomber detonated the explosives he was wearing, killing himself and two accomplices, in Giddir area of Kalat District in Balochistan.

3
0
4 February 6

Multan Chowk / Quetta / Balochistan

At least 12 persons, including four FC officials, were killed and another 38 persons injured in a suicide blast in Multan Chowk area of Quetta of Balochistan.

13
38
5 August 8

Civil Hospital / Quetta

At least 74 persons were killed and over 100 others wounded in a suicide bombing at the emergency ward of Quetta's Civil Hospital, where scores of people had gathered to mourn the death of BBA President Bilal Anwar Kasi in a gun attack earlier in the day.

75
100
6 October 24 New Sariab PTC / Quetta

At least 61 SF personnel were killed, and 164 others were injured as terrorists stormed the New Sariab PTC, some 13 kilometres away from Quetta, in the night.

64
164
7 November 12

Shah Norani / Khuzdar District

At least 52 persons were killed and 102 others were injured in suicide attack at the shrine of Shah Norani in Khuzdar District.

53
100+
Total*
224
434+
2015

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

July 17

Brewery road / Quetta

At least two persons were killed in a suicide explosion near Sardar Bahadur Khan Women's University on Brewery road area of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

2
0
Total*
2
0
2014

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

January 1

Akhtarabad / Quetta

At least three people were killed and 30 injured in a suicide attack targeting Shia pilgrims in Akhtarabad area of the provincial capital Quetta.

4
30
2 October 4

Hazara Town / Quetta

Five persons were killed and dozens injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Hazara Town in Quetta (Quetta District), the provincial capital of Balochistan, where people were shopping for Eid.

5
12
3 October 23

Meckangi Road / Quetta

One person was killed and 22 injured in suicide blast targeting JUI-F Maulana Fazlur Rahman on Meckangi Road of Quetta, moments after he ended his address at a rally in Sadiq Shaheed football ground.

1
22
4 December 28 Ismailzai / Zhob District

Two suicide bombers were killed during a search operation in Gawal Ismailzai area of Zhob District in Balochistan.

2
0
Total
12
64

2013

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

January 10

Alamdar Road / Quetta

At least 105 persons were killed and over 169 persons were injured in two separate bomb blasts on Alamdar Road in Quetta.

106
169
2 April 23

Alamdar Road / Quetta

At least five persons, including a FC trooper, were killed and over 30 others were injured in a suicide attack at a check post near Alamdar Road, an area in Quetta.

6
30
3 May 12 Zarghoon Road / Quetta / Balochistan

Balochistan Inspector General of Police Mushtaq Sukhera narrowly escaped a suicide attack in the high security zone on Zarghoon Road in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan that killed at least seven persons and injured 45 others.

7
45
4 June 16

Quetta / Balochistan

At least 24 people, including 14 female students, four nurses and at least three FC personnel along with Quetta Deputy Commissioner, identified as Abdul Mansor Khan and two others were killed and 27 injured when unidentified terrorists blew up a bus of Sardar Bahadur Khan (SBK) Women University, followed by another blast inside the Bolan Medical College hospital in Quetta (provincial capital of Balochistan).

24
27
5 June 30

Aliabad / Hazara Town / Quetta

At least 28 persons were killed and 60 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near an Imambargah in Aliabad area of Hazara Town in Quetta (Quetta District), the provincial capital of Balochistan.

29
60
6 July 5

Bab-e-Dosti pass / Chaman / Qilla Abdullah District

Four persons, including Afghan security officers, were killed and 10 others sustained injuries in a suicide attack near Pakistan-Afghanistan border close to Bab-e-Dosti pass in Chaman town of Qilla Abdullah District.

5
10
7 July 11

Chaman town / Qilla Abdullah District

At least seven people were killed, including an Afghan security guard, and 10 others, including four FC personnel, sustained injuries in a suicide attack in Chaman town of Qilla Abdullah District in Balochistan bordering Afghanistan.

8
10
8 August 8 Police Lines / Quetta

Thirty eight persons, including 21 Police officials, were killed and 40 others were injured in a suicide blast at a funeral in the Police Lines of Quetta.

39
40
9 October 2

Chaman / Qilla Abdullah District

A suicide bomber killed eight people and wounded 16 others at the Chaman border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan in Qilla Abdullah District of Balochistan.

9
16
Total*
233
407

2012

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

June 18

Jinnah Town / Quetta

At least five students and one professor were killed, while around 30 were injured when a powerful blast occurred near an IT University located in Jinnah Town of Quetta in Balochistan.

7
30
2 June 28

Hazar Ganji / Quetta

At least 14 persons, including two policemen and a woman, were killed and 30 others, including women and children, sustained injuries in a suicide attack on a bus of pilgrims coming from Iran, at Hazar Ganji area of Quetta.

16
30
3 August 18

Qambrani Road / Quetta

Six persons including five security officials were killed in a suicide car bomb explosion at Qambrani Road in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

7
0
Total
30
60

2011

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

April 7

Quetta

A suicide attack at the house of DIG Investigations, Wazir Nasir Khan, in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan killed two persons, including the bomber and a Police Constable.

2
9

2

August 31

Quetta

A suicide car bomb blast killed at least 11 Shia persons and injured 22 others celebrating Eidul Fitr in Quetta.

12
22
3 September 7 Quetta / Balochistan

At least 26 people were killed and over 60 injured in two suicide attacks targeting the residence of the DIG of FC Brigadier Farrukh Shehzad in Quetta.

30
60
4 December 30

Arbab Karam Khan Road / Quetta

At least 16 persons, including women and children, were killed and 33 others got injured in a suicide attack near the residence of tribal elder Shafiq Mengal, son of former acting Chief Minister and Federal Minister Naseer Mengal on Arbab Karam Khan Road in Quetta.

16
33
Total
60
124

2010

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

April 16

Civil hospital / Quetta / Balochistan

A suicide bomber blew himself up in an attack inside civil hospital in Quetta, killing 11 persons and injuring 35 others.

12
35
2 September 3

Mezan Chowk / Quetta / Balochistan

At least 55 persons were killed while over 200 others were injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up amidst participants of a rally held to mark the Al-Quds Day in Mezan Chowk of Quetta.

67
190
3 September 9

Quetta / Balochistan

Balochistan Finance Minister Mir Asim Kurd had a narrow escape when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside the minister's residence in Quetta, killing five persons and injuring four others.

6
4
4 December 7

Saryab road / Quetta / Balochistan

10 persons, including five Policemen, were injured when a suicide bomber in an attempt to attack the Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani blew himself up at the Railway level crossing on Saryab road of Quetta in Balochistan.

3
10
Total
88
239

2009

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

March 2

Kili Karbala / Pishin / Balochistan

Six people were killed and several others, mostly students, sustained injuries in a suicide attack on a madrassa (seminary) in Kili Karbala in the Pishin District.

7
NS

2

June 30

Kalat / Balochistan

In the first-ever suicide attack in a Baloch-populated area of Balochistan, at least four people were killed and 11 wounded when a bomber targeted a hotel in Kalat.

5
11
Total
12
11+

2008

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

September 24

Quetta cantonment / Balochistan

A teenaged female student, Shahida, was killed and 22 others were injured in a suicide blast targeting a Frontier Corps (FC) convoy in the Quetta cantonment area of the Balochistan.

2
22
Total
2
22

2007

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

February 17

District Courts compound / Quetta / Balochistan

At least 17 people, including a senior civil judge, were killed and 30 persons injured in a suicide bombing in the District Courts compound of Quetta, capital of Balochistan.

18
30

2

July 19

Gadani Bus Stop / Hub / Balochistan

At least 22 civilians and seven police officers were killed and approximately 50 people injured in a suicide car bomb attack at the Gadani Bus Stop in the industrial town of Hub in Balochistan.

23
50

3

December 13

Quetta / Balochistan

Two suicide bombings near an army check-post in Quetta, capital of Balochistan, killed seven people, including three personnel of the Pakistan Army.

8
NS
Total
49
80

2005

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

March 19

Fatehpur / Jhal Magsi / Balochistan

At least 50 people are killed and over 100 others sustain injuries during a suicide bombing at a crowded gathering near the shrine of a Shia saint at Fatehpur village in the Jhal Magsi District of Balochistan province.

51
100
Total
51
100

2003

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured

1

July 4

Quetta / Balochistan

53 persons are killed and 57 others injured as three armed terrorists, including a suspected suicide bomber, attack a Shiite Muslim mosque in Quetta, capital of the Balochistan, during the Friday prayers.

54
57
Total
54
57

 

 

 

 

 
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