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Major incidents of Terrorism-related violence in Pakistan - 2016

S.N.

Date

Incidents
Killed
Injured
C
SFs
T
Total
1
January 6

Five TTP militants were killed in an exchange of fire during Police encounter at a graveyard in Machar Colony area of Sohrab Goth in Gadap Town of provincial capital Karachi.

0
0
5
5
0
2
January 7

Four tribesmen, including a tribal elder Malik Wali Khan Mehsud, were shot dead by unidentified militants in Shaktoi area of Ladha tehsil in SWA of FATA.

4
0
0
4
0
3
January 8

At least 38 terrorists were killed and five others were injured in fresh air strikes on militant hideouts in Meezar and Sherani areas along the Afghanistan border in NWA of FATA.

0
0
38
38
5
4
January 9

At least five suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike carried out in Mangroti area in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

0
0
5
5
0
5
January 13

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 in Balochistan.

1
14
1
16
25
6
January 14

SFs claimed to have killed at least three militants during a search operation in Sami and Tabjan areas of Kech District in Balochistan.

0
0
3
3
0
7
January 17

Three bullet-riddled dead bodies were recovered from Gorkop area of Kech District in Balochistan.

3
0
0
3
0
8
January 18

Six FC personnel were killed and one was injured in an IED blast near FC's Margat Checkpoint in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

0
6
0
6
1
9
January 19

Twelve persons, including a journalist, were killed while 39 others sustained injuries when a suicide bomber targeted the tribal Khassadar force in the Karkhano Market of Khyber Agency in FATA.

7
4
1
12
39
10
January 19

The Rangers, after being tipped off about the presence of terrorists at Super Highway and Northern Bypass areas of Karachi, conducted a raid at a hideout and in the ensuing shootout shot at and injured three terrorists who later succumbed to their injuries.

0
0
3
3
0
11
January 20

The TTP militants stormed the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda District of KP, killing at least 21 persons and causing injuries to 35 others.

21
0
1
22
35
12
January 20

SFs killed nine terrorists in air raids in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
9
9
0
13
January 20

At least five BLA militants, including 'commander' Suhbat Baloch, were killed during a raid in BLA hideout in Chapar area of Barkhan District in Balochistan.

0
0
5
5
0
14
January 21

Four civilians died and two others received injuries when one of six rockets fired from the Afghan side of the border hit a shop in Angoor Adda in South Waziristan Agency of FATA.

4
0
0
4
2
15
January 22

At least six militants were killed while a soldier embraced martyrdom and two other injured during a search operation in Mashkey area of Awaran District in Balochistan.

0
1
6
7
2
16
January 22

Police killed three al Qaeda terrorists in a shootout in Azam Chowk in Layyah District of Punjab Province, thwarting a major terror attack.

0
0
3
3
0
17
January 24

At least 17 terrorists were killed in aerial raids conducted by the SFs in Shawal and Dattakhel areas of North Waziristan Agency in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

0
0
17
17
0
18
January 26

FC killed four suspected militants in an exchange of fire during search operation in Winder area of Lasbela District in Balochistan.

0
0
4
4
0
19
January 27

Police claimed to have killed four TTP militants, identified as Amirullah Mehsud, Khan Wali alias Khanewal and Khoni Khel, in an encounter near Safoora Goth area of Gulshan Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
20
January 28

Four Policemen were killed when TTP militants open fired at them while they were sitting inside a mini gas station situated on Munir Mengal Road in Satellite Town of Quetta.

0
4
0
4
0
21
January 30

Dr Manan Baloch, a senior leader of the BLF, and four other suspected militants were killed in an encounter with SFs in Mastung District of Balochistan.

0
0
5
5
0
22
February 3

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.

0
0
3
3
0
23
February 6

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 in Balochistan.

8
4
1
13
38
24
February 9

Unidentified militant shot dead six people after barging into a house in Bonistan area of Panjgur District in Balochistan.

6
0
0
6
0
25
February 13

The SFs to have killed 10 suspected militants during a targeted operation in Sibi District of Balochistan.

0
0
10
10
0
26
February 15

At least nine militants, belonging TTP and LI, to were killed and five others were injured in air strikes in Rajgal and Kukikhel areas of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
9
9
5
27
February 15

Police killed four criminals during an ongoing operation against criminals in the Katcha areas of Khanpur and Ghouspur in Shikarpur District of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
28
February 17

Seven militants, belonging to TTP and LeJ, who were on their way to launch an attack in Sharaqpur area, were killed in an exchange of gunfire during a Police encounter in Sheikhupura District of Punjab.

0
0
7
7
0
29
February 17

At least five Khasadar force officials were killed when unidentified militants attacked a Khasadar check post at Mohmand-Peshawar Highway in Pandyali area of Mohmand Agency in FATA.

0
5
0
5
0
30
February 17

At least three persons of the Marri tribe were killed and four others were injured in a firing incident in Quetta, the provincial capital Balochistan.

3
0
0
3
4
31
February 17

Three security personnel were killed and two others were injured when militants launched an attack on a Levies check-post in Kahan area of Kohlu District in Balochistan.

0
3
0
3
2
32
February 19

At least five militants were killed during search operation, conducted by SFs in Karapa area of Pandyali tehsil in Mohmand Agency of FATA.

0
0
5
5
0
33
February 19

Law Enforcement Agencies shot dead four militants who were seen planting an IED in the Abdul Rehman Zai area of Gulistan town of Qilla Abdullah District in Balochistan.

0
0
4
4
0
34
February 19

At least three bullet-riddled dead bodies were recovered from Shakha Dara area of Chaman town in Balochistan.

3
0
0
3
0
35
February 19

At least three Policemen were killed in a gun attack near Miran Wala Bangla Bypass in Faisalabad District of Punjab.

0
3
0
3
0
36
February 21

Three civilians were killed and one injured when an IED blew up their car in Navi Mandi area of Data Khel tehsil in South Waziristan Agency of FATA.

3
0
0
3
1
37
February 22

The Sindh Police killed 12 terrorists, belonging to AQIS and LeJ, in two separate encounters in Pipri area and Gadap Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
12
12
0
38
February 23

Twenty-four militants were reportedly killed in airstrikes by the PAF jet fighters in the Dattakhel subdivision of NWA in FATA.

0
0
24
24
0
39
February 23

15 militants were killed and eight of their hideouts destroyed near the Pak-Afghan border area after cross-border mortar shelling targeted a security checkpost in the Alwara Mandi, Khar-Tangi and Maizer areas of Kurram Agency in FATA.

0
0
15
15
0
40
February 24

Three suspected terrorists were killed in a shootout with Rangers in Manghopir area of Gadap Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
3
3
0
41
February 27

At least 19 suspected militants were killed and four security forces personnel, including a captain, lost their lives during a gunbattle near the Pak-Afghan border in Mangroti area in Shawal valley of NWA in FATA.

0
4
19
23
0
42
February 27

Air Force jets pounded militants' hideouts in the in the Maizer area of the Dattakhel tehsil in NWA of FATA and killed at least 15 TTP militants.

0
0
15
15
0
43
February 28

Levies force recovered three unidentified dead bodies from Mashkay area of Awaran District in Balochistan.

3
0
0
3
0
44
February 29

SFs killed 12 militants, including a TTP-Shehryar faction 'commander' Hezbollah, in Shawal Valley of North Waziristan Agency in FATA.

0
0
12
12
0
45
March 2

Security Forces killed four suspected militants during an exchange of fire in Kohlu District of Balochistan.

0
0
4
4
0
46
March 2

Three suspects, including a key 'commander' of the BRA, were killed and two others were injured in Kech District of Balochistan.

0
0
3
3
2
47
March 3

Personnel of the AVCC personnel killed five kidnappers during an encounter in Gulshan-e-Bilal area of Surjani Town in Gadap Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh and rescued a man kidnapped on February 28, 2016.

0
0
5
5
0
48
March 3

Three Lyari gangsters, identified as Khalil Baloch, Sagheer Baloch and Ala Daad, affiliated with Uzair Baloch gang, were killed in a Police encounter during a raid at a hideout in Machar Colony area of Kiamari Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
3
3
0
49
March 4

Sindh Rangers killed three criminals during an encounter near Barohi Chowk in Kalakot area of Lyari Town in provincial capital Karachi.

0
0
3
3
0
50
March 5

Police claimed to have killed four militants belonging to AQIS and LeJ during an encounter near Inara Garden in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
51
March 7

A teenage suicide bomber killed at least 17 people, including six women, two children and two Policemen, and injured 23 others at a court complex in Shabqadar tehsil of Charsadda District in KP.

15
2
1
18
23
52
March 9

At least 21 militants were killed in fresh airstrikes and ground operations in the Shawal Valley of NWA in FATA where the military is conducting the last phase of Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

0
0
21
21
0
53
March 9

Eight BLA militants, including 'commander' Aslam Achou alias Merick Baloch, were killed in an exchange of fire during an encounter with Security Forces in the Sangan area of Sibi District in Balochistan.

0
0
8
8
0
54
March 9

The District Malir Police claimed to have shot dead three TTP terrorists in Northern Bypass area of Malir Town in Karachi of Sindh.

0
0
3
3
0
55
March 13

Five militants were killed and one arrested during a security operation carried out by FC along with other law enforcement agencies in Dera Bugti District of Balochistan.

0
0
5
5
0
56

March 13

At least five militants were killed in an encounter with CTD forces in Nankana Sahib District of Punjab.

0
0
5
5
0
57

March 14

At least five alleged terrorists were killed in exchange of fire with the personnel of CTD in Samasata area in Bahawalpur District in Punjab.

0
0
5
5
0
58

March 14

Sindh Rangers thwarted a major terror bid by killing four terrorists in Manghopir area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
59

March 15

At least 15 persons were killed and 25 others injured when a powerful bomb ripped through a Civil Secretariat bus, carrying Government employees, near Sunehri Masjid in Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

15
0
0
15
25
60

March 17

At least two soldiers and two women were killed in a suicide explosion in the Smagal area of Darel Valley in the Diamer District of the Gilgit-Baltistan region in PaK.

2
2
1
5
0
61

March 17

An exchange of fire between SFs and militants in the Gayyal village area of Tarel Valley in Diamer District resulted in five fatalities.

0
2
3
5
0
62

March 17

At least five terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire when militants besieged a security check post in Dara Darmodrab area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
5
5
0
63

March 18

Four suspected BLA militants were killed and a senior leader of a banned organisation was injured in an encounter with SF personnel in Chattar area of Nasirabad District in Balochistan.

0
0
4
4
1
64
March 21

At least 12 suspected militants, including two BLA 'commanders', identified as Jamir and Baloch Khan, were killed in an exchange of fire during an operation with FC personnel in Nasau area of Kohlu District in Balochistan.

0
0
12
12
0
65
March 23

Police claimed to have killed three abductors and recovered three hostages in a joint raid carried out by SIU and CPLC in Ibrahim Haideri area of Korangi Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
3
3
0
66
March 26

Four terror suspects were allegedly killed in an encounter with the personnel of the CTD in the Adam Wahan Village in the Lodhran District of Punjab.

0
0
4
4
0
67
March 27

At least 74 people were killed and more than 300 injured when a suicide bomb ripped through the parking space in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park situated near Allama Iqbal Town in provincial capital Lahore when Christians were celebrating Easter.

74
0
1
75
300
68
March 29

Five terrorists were killed and over 600 suspects were arrested in an extensive operation launched by the SFs across the Province following March 27, 2016, suicide attack in Lahore.

0
0
5
5
0
69
March 30

At least five terrorists were killed in an encounter with CIA Nawankot Police in LDA Avenue Society of Jubilee Town Chung area in provincial capital Lahore.

0
0
5
5
0
70
March 31

At least five people were killed and several others injured when a blast occurred inside a vehicle on Kashmir Road in Jani Khel area of Lakki Marwat District in KP.

5
0
0
5
NS
71
April 2 Police killed four suspected militants in an encounter in Quaidabad area of Bin Qasim Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.
0
0
4
4
0
72
April 4

Feroze Shah, the personal assistant to MQM leader Mohammad Ateeq, his daughter Tasbiha (8), and a city warden, Abid, were killed in a targeted attack while they were travelling in a van that looked like a Police vehicle near Furniture Market in North Karachi Town of Sindh.

3
0
0
3
0
73
April 6

SFs claimed to have killed 15 militants during a raid in Johan area of Kalat District in Balochistan. Two SFs were injured in the operation.

0
0
15
15
2
74
April 6

Six TTP militants belonging to belonging to the Ustad Aslam faction were killed in an encounter conducted by CTD near Tallat Park in Kachi Abadi Sherakot area of provincial capital Lahore.

0
0
6
6
0
75
April 7

SFs repulsed an attack on a checkpost in the Mangora Sar area on the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency of FATA, killing around 18 militants in the subsequent clash. Six militants were also injured in the clash which continued for quite some time.

0
0
18
18
6
76
April 7

Three Shias were shot dead in a sectarian attack at the Najaf Imambargah in North Karachi Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

3
0
0
3
0
77
April 9

SFs claimed to have killed 34 suspected militants, including a key 'commander' in Kalat District of Balochistan.

0
0
34
34
0
78
April 9

The CTD and Police, in a joint action, killed at least three militants in Khanewal District of Punjab.

0
0
3
3
0
79
April 10

Three abductors were killed and one abducted child was rescued in a Police encounter in the Eastern Bypass area of the provincial capital Quetta.

0
0
3
3
0
80
April 11

At least nine terrorists were killed in military air strikes in Barmand area of North Waziristan Agency in FATA.

0
0
9
9
0
81
April 13

At least 10 Policemen and five gangsters were killed while another 25 were taken hostage, leading to the suspension of the operation against the Chhotu Gang in Rajanpur District of Punjab.

0
10
5
15
0
82
April 14

At least four more Policemen were killed in the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Aahan in Rajanpur District of Punjab.

0
4
0
4
0
83
April 20

Seven Police officials guarding polio workers were killed in two separate attacks in Orangi Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
7
0
7
0
84
April 21

Four TTP terrorists, including their 'commander' Munshi, were killed in a Police encounter at the Super Highway in Malir Town area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
85
April 23

At least 12 militants were killed and two SF personnel injured in a clash along Pak-Afghan border when unidentified militants attacked a security check post in Baizai area of Mohmand Agency in FATA in the night.

0
0
12
12
2
Total*
183
75
483
741
520
*Data till April 24, 2016

Note: C - Civilian, SFs - Security Force Personnel, T - Terrorists


Note:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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