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Major incidents of Terrorism-related violence in Pakistan - 2017

S.N.

Date

Incidents
Killed
Injured
C
SFs
T
Total
1
January 6

At least four suspected militants were killed during an exchange of fire with SFs in Uch and other areas of Naseerabad District in Balochistan.

0
0
4
4
0
2
January 7

The CTD killed six suspected terrorists during an encounter on Faisalabad Bypass Road in Faisalabad District of Punjab.

0
0
6
6
0
3
January 17

The CTD personnel shot dead four suspected militants belonging to a banned outfit near the Sheikhupura Bypass in Sheikhupura District of Punjab in the wee hours.

0
0
4
4
0
4
January 19

Police recovered four dead bodies from an empty plot in Steel Town area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

4
0
0
4
0
5
January 21

At least 25 people were killed and more than 87 others were injured in a bomb blast at the Sabzi Mandi (vegetable market) area of Parachinar in Kurram Agency of FATA.

25
0
0
25
87
6
February 1

Sindh Rangers claimed to have killed notorious Lyari gang war commander Noor Muhammad alias Baba Ladla in a shootout in Lyari Town area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. Two of Baba Ladla's close associates, Sikandar alias Sikko and Mohammad Yaseen alias Mama, were also killed in the encounter. During the operation, Head Constable Fayyaz and Constable Tufail were also killed.

0
2
3
5
0
7
February 9

Six militants were killed in a shoot out with Police during a raid on a chicken farm off Superhighway near the Baqai Medical University in Gadap town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
6
6
0
8
February 13

At least 14 persons, including six Policemen, were killed and 85 injured when a suicide bomber struck around 6pm outside the Punjab Assembly on Mall Road of Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab, during a protest.

8
6
1
15
85
9
February 13

Three FCB personnel were killed in an IED blast in Khan Kot Zarmina area of Toe Khula tehsil in SWA of FATA.

0
3
0
3
0
10
February 15

The CTD killed at least six suspected JuA militants in an operation in Chak 10-R 98 area of Khanewal District in Punjab.

0
0
6
6
0
11
February 15

Three Levies personnel and two civilians were killed while eight others injured in twin suicide attacks in Ghalanai Tehsil of Mohmand Agency in FATA.

2
3
2
7
8
12
February 15

FC launched search operation in Sheikh Banda area of Ghalanai Tehsil in Mohmand Agency of FATA and killed five militants.

0
0
5
5
0
13
February 16

At least 88 people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked the crowded Sufi shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Sharif town of Jamshoro District in Sindh, injuring at least 343 others.

88
0
1
89
343
14
February 16

Four Policemen and a passerby were killed when their vehicle was attacked by unidentified militants in Mission Mor area of Dera Ismail Khan town in the same District of KP.

1
4
0
5
0
15
February 16

Three Army personnel were killed when an IED, targeting an Army convoy, exploded in Awaran town of same District in Balochistan.

0
3
0
3
0
16
February 17

At least 18 alleged terrorists were killed in a raid carried out in Ziarat Mai Garhi, Manghopir area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
18
18
0
17
February 17

SFs sources said four key militant commanders were killed in Mumazo area of Lower Orakzai Agency where a search and strike operation was conducted.

0
0
4
4
0
18
February 17

Six terrorists were killed and 10 of their hideouts were destroyed during airstrikes near Pak-Afghan border in Khyber Agency.

0
0
10
10
0
19
February 17

SFs conducted a search operation in Regi area of Peshawar in KP and killed three terrorists.

0
0
3
3
0
20
February 17

Police killed nine TTP militants including would-be suicide bombers during exchange of fire near Super Highway in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
9
9
0
21
February 19

Eleven suspected militants allegedly attempting to enter Pakistan from Afghanistan were killed in a clash with SFs in Sapperkot and Para Chamkani area of Kurram Agency in FATA.

0
0
11
11
2
22
February 19

Seven militants were killed and one rangers personnel received injuries during a targeted operation between Pakistan Rangers Sindh and militants in Shah Latif Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
7
7
1
23
February 19

The CTD killed five JuA militants in a shootout in Dera Sami Patti area of Chubara tehsil in Layyah District of Punjab.

0
0
5
5
0
24
February 20

Army claimed to have conducted and intelligence based operation in Frontier Region Tank of FATA, killing four suspected militants.

0
0
4
4
0
25
February 21

At least seven persons, including a lawyer and an eight-year-old boy, were killed and as many as 25 others were injured when three terrorists wearing suicide vests attacked the session's court in Tangi tehsil of Charsadda District in KP.

7
0
3
10
25
26
February 22

Police shot dead eight terrorists including a key militant figure affiliated with a banned organization during a raid on Bakrapeeri Road in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
8
8
0
27
February 22

Five militants were killed when Air Force targeted their hideouts along Pak-Afghan border in the Rajgal area of Khyber Agency in FATA.

0
0
5
5
0
28
February 24

The CTD conducted an operation in which six militants were killed in the Patti Sultan Mahmood area of Muzaffargarh District of Punjab.

0
0
6
6
0
29
February 26

Three persons belonging to the Shia community were gunned downed under Paroa Police Station area in Dera Ismail Khan District of KP.

3
0
0
3
0
30
March 2

Four militants and two Army personnel, Lieutenant Khawar and Naik Shehzad, were killed in an exchange of fire during an intelligence-based operation conducted by SFs in the Jani Khel area of FR Bannu in FATA.

0
2
4
6
0
31
March 5

At least 10 militants and five soldiers were killed during a clash when militants lunched a cross-border attack on three Pakistani border posts along the Pak-Afghan border area in Mohmand Agency of FATA in the night.

0
5
10
15
0
32
March 7

Five militants and two Army personnel, including one Captain Junaid, were killed during an intelligence-based operation against suspected terrorists in Malikabad area of Swabi District KP.

0
2
5
7
0
33
March 8

10 militants were killed when SFs stormed a compound in a nearby village of Malikabad area in Swabi District of KP.

0
0
10
10
0
34
March 17

At least six militants were killed during a search operation in the Mosal Kor village of Michini area in Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP.

0
0
6
6
0
35
March 17

One FCB soldier was killed and another injured in a suicide attack on an FC training centre in Shabqadar area town of Charsadda District. The ISPR said the attack was "foiled" and two suicide bombers were killed in retaliatory fire.

0
1
2
3
1
36
March 22

One FCB soldier was killed and another injured in a suicide attack on an FC training centre in Shabqadar area town of Charsadda District. The ISPR said the attack was "foiled" and two suicide bombers were killed in retaliatory fire.

0
2
5
7
0
37
March 29

Five militants, affiliated to al Qaeda and TTP outfits, were killed by the CTD during an encounter in Kanja area of Gujrat District in Punjab.

0
0
5
5
0
38
March 31

At least 24 persons were killed and another 100 injured in a suicide attack on an Imambargah in the Noor market area of Parachinar town in Kurram Agency of FATA.

24
0
1
25
100
39
April 5

Six people, including four Army soldiers and an off-duty Air Force airman, lost their lives after a suicide bomber targeted a census team in Bedian Road area of Lahore in Punjab. At least 19 others were injured in the attack.

1
5
1
7
19
40
April 5

Unidentified gunmen shot dead four labourers in Kharan District of Balochistan.

4
0
0
4
0
41
April 7

The CTD of Punjab killed 10 JuA militants in the night at Manawan area of Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab.

0
0
10
10
0
42
April 9

Five terrorists and Pakistan Ranger Punjab personnel killed and one Deputy Superintendent Rangers received injuries during an IBO in Chhera Thal area of Dera Ghazi Khan District of Punjab.

0
1
5
6
1
43 April 15

At least nine militants and three Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) personnel were killed during an exchange of fire in Basti Dadwani near Choti Zareen area of Dera Ghazi Khan in Punjab in the morning.

0
3
9
12
2
44 April 19

The CTD of Punjab Police killed eight militants by busting a 'big' cell of the TTP in the Narang area of Sheikhupura District of Punjab. Two CTD officials were injured in the shootout, a handout issued by the department's spokesman said.

0
0
8
8
2
45 April 23

An improvised explosive device hit a FC vehicle near the Turbat town in Kech District of Balochistan killing four soldiers and wounding three others.

0
4
0
4
3
46 April 24

At least 15 people, including five woman and four children, were killed and nine others sustained injuries when a passenger van hit a landmine in the Godar area of Kurram Agency in FATA.

15
0
0
15
9
47 April 24

Five persons, including three terrorists, wife of one of them, and a 5-years-old boy, were killed while four Rangers personnel were injured in an encounter in the area of Urdu Bazaar of Karachi, Sindh.

2
0
3
5
4
48 April 26

At least six suspected militants were killed and as many were injured when jets pounded their hideouts in the Tirah valley of Khyber Agency in FATA.

0
0
6
6
6
49 April 27

A suspected US drone strike on a house in the Lawara Mandi area of North Waziristan Agency of FATA killed at least seven militants.

0
0
7
7
0
50 April 27

Five terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based operation in the Gawak area of Mand in Kech District in Balochistan. Two FC officials were also injured in the operation.

0
0
5
5
2
51 May 1

Successfully foiling attacks on two check posts of Army from across the border, SFs killed three terrorists and injured several others in South Waziristan Agency of FATA.

0
0
3
3
NS
52 May 5

At least 12 persons - 10 civilians and one sepoy each from the Pakistan Army and the FC - lost their lives and around 40 others were injured in firing and shelling after Afghan forces attacked FC personnel guarding the staff conducting census in Kali Luqman and Kali Jahangir areas of Chaman tehsil in Qilla Abdullah District of Balochistan.

10
2
0
12
40
53 May 12

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.

27
0
1
28
40
54 May 13

At least 10 labourers were killed and two others injured when motorcycle bourne unidentified assailants opened fire at the construction site in Pishgan area Gwadar town in Balochistan.

10
0
0
10
2
55 May 14

The CTD of Punjab claimed to have killed four terrorists of a banned outfit in Jahanian area of Khanewal District.

0
0
4
4
0
56 May 19

Unidentified militants shot dead three labourers and injured another in Hoshab town of Turbat District in Balochistan.

3
0
0
3
1
57 May 20

Four Police personnel, including a SHO, were gunned down in the Lachi tehsil of Kohat District in KP.

0
4
0
4
0
58 May 22

Five people, including one levies personnel, were killed in a remote-controlled bomb blast in Akakhel area of Tirah valley in FATA.

4
1
0
5
0
59 May 24

The US drone attack killed three militants, including a key TTP commander, Abdullah Kashmiri, in an unspecified place close to Afghanistan border North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

0
0
3
3
0
60 May 29

Four members of a defunct pro-government peace militia were killed and another was injured in a targeted attack in Mattani Bazaar in the outskirts of Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP.

4
0
0
4
1
61 June 3

SFs killed at least 12 suspected IS militants after three days of search operation to recover abducted Chinese nationals in Mastung District of Balochistan.

0
0
12
12
0
62 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, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

0
3
0
3
1
63

June 15

At least three Police personnel and one militant were during an ambush on the Police vehicle in Chamkani area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

0
3
1
4
0
64 June 23

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.

6
7
1
14
20
65 June 23

Unidentified militants shot dead four Policemen, who were sitting at a roadside eatery for Iftar in the SITE Town area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
0
4
0
66 June 23

Police killed three militants in an encounter near grid station of Shahpur in Chamkani area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP.

0
0
3
3
0
67 June 24

At least 67 persons were killed and more than 200 injured in back-to-back explosions in the Turi Bazaar area of Parachinar, the headquarter of Kurram Agency, in FATA when the market was crowed for Iftar and Eid shopping.

67
0
0
67
200
68 June 25

A bomb resembling a toy killed at least six children and injured two others in Speenmark village of South Waziristan Agency in FATA.

6
0
0
6
2
69 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, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

4
0
0
4
0
70 July 10

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.

0
3
1
4
10
71 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 in Balochistan.

0
4
0
4
0
72 July 13

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

0
0
3
3
0
73 July 15

Four militants were killed during an exchange of fire with the FC troops in the night after they attacked the Shoaib Nikka post in the Qamar din Kerez area of Zhob District in Balochistan.

0
0
4
4
0
74 July 17

Two FC personnel were killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted their vehicle in Hayatabad area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP.

0
2
1
3
4
75 July 17

SFs claimed to have killed at least eight militants and injured three others in air strikes on their hideouts on the first day of Operation Khyber-4 in the mountainous region of Rajgal in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency in FATA.

0
0
8
8
3
76 July 19

At least four persons belonging to the ethnic Hazara Shia community were shot dead when unidentified assailants opened fire on their vehicle on the main RCD highway in Mastung town in the same District of Balochistan.

4
0
0
4
0
77 July 20

At least 13 militants were killed and six others were injured while an Army soldier, identified as Sepoy Abdul Jabbar, was killed during operation Khyber-4 in Rajgal Valley area of Khyber Agency in FATA.

0
1
13
14
6
78 July 21

Three Policemen and a 12-year-old boy were killed after six unidentified assailants opened fire on a Police van parked near Darul Uloom in Korangi town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

1
3
0
4
0
79 July 24

At least 26 persons, including nine Policemen, were killed and 56 others injured in a suicide blast near the Arfa Karim IT Tower on the Ferozepur Road of Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab.

17
9
1
27
56
80 July 24

Four militants, including Mullah Akbar Swati, the chief of AQIS Karachi chapter, were killed in an encounter with Police during a raid in the Sachal area of Malir Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
81 July 27

Tribal elder along with two members of his family were gunned down by unidentified assailants in the Haleemzai area of Mohmand Agency in FATA.

3
0
0
3
0
82 July 29

At least four people were killed and five others sustained injuries in an explosion in Chedgi area of Panjgur District in Balochistan.

4
0
0
4
0
83 July 30

Four militants were killed in an exchange of fire in Gishkur area of Awaran District in Balochistan.

0
0
4
4
0
84 August 2

The Punjab CTD shot dead three TTP militants during a raid at University Road of Gujrat Town in same District of Punjab.

0
0
3
3
0
85 August 6

FC personnel shot dead four terrorists as the cops conducted intelligence based raids at Dera Bugti and Kohlu areas of Balochistan under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad.

0
0
4
4
0
86 August 6

The CTD shot dead three militants in a late night encounter at Machar Colony area of Kiamari Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
3
3
0
87 August 7

The CTD killed four TTP militants in an encounter near Sagian Bridge in Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab.

0
0
4
4
0
88 August 9

Four Army personnel, including a major, and two suicide bombers were killed during an operation in an attempting to foil a terrorist attack in Sherotkai area of Timergara in Lower Dir District of KP.

0
4
2
6
0
89 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, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

7
8
1
16
40
90 August 14

Eight FC personnel were killed in IED blast in Khost area of Harnai District in Balochistan.

0
8
0
8
0
91 August 20

Three Punjabi labourers, who were abducted by unidentified miscreants four days ago, were found dead in Hoshab area of Kech District in Balochistan.

3
0
0
3
0
92 September 1

Three people including father and his son were killed in a landmine explosion in Shani Meenah area of Ambar tehsil in Mohmand Agency of FATA. Two others also sustained injuries.

3
0
0
3
2
93 September 2

Two people including a child were killed in an attack in which MQM-P leader Khwaja Izharul Hassan escaped unhurt in the Buffer Zone area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. Three other persons were also injured in the gunshot. An assailant was also killed in the retaliatory fire while another was injured but managed to flee, Police added.

2
0
1
3
3
94 September 4

Police in a shootout killed four suspected terrorists, including TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah's cousin, Khursheed, in Sadaf Society locality of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
95 September 4

Three FC personnel, including a lieutenant colonel, were martyred while three others were injured as unidentified militants opened fire on their convoy in Washuk District of Balochistan.

0
3
0
3
3
96 September 10

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

5
0
0
5
0
97 September 14

JUI-Fazl leader and former MPA Hashim Khan and two of his aides were shot dead in Shah Alam Baba area of Lower Dir District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

3
0
0
3
0
98 September 15

A US drone killed three suspected Afghan Taliban militants in an attack on a compound in Ghuz Ghari village of Kurram Agency in FATA.

0
0
3
3
0
99 September 17

Local Tehsildar Fawad Ali and four Levies personnel were killed when a remote-controlled bomb went off at a roadside in Loye Mamond area of Bajaur Agency in FATA.

1
4
0
5
0
100 September 19

At least five persons, including three SF personnel, were killed and eight others injured in a blast in the Rohri cement factory in Sukkur District of Sindh.

2
3
0
5
8
101 September 23

Three militants and one Army Lieutenant Arsalan Alam were killed during a cross border firing in Rajgal area in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
1
3
4
2
102 September 24

SFs killed three militants in Gara Madda area of Dera Ismail Khan District in KP.

0
0
3
3
0
103 September 25

Four militants were killed during operations conducted by the Frontier Corps in various parts of Balochistan.

0
0
4
4
0
104 September 28

Police claimed to have killed five militants in a raid in Sacha area of Malir Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
5
5
0
105 October 5

At least 24 persons, including a Police constable, were killed and more than 30 injured when a suicide bomber struck outside the Dargah (shrine) of Pir Rakhel Shah in Gandawa area of Fatehpur, a small town in the Jhal Magsi District of Balochistan, where anniversary celebrations was going on.

24
0
1
25
30
106 October 9

At least five Shia Hazara persons were killed and one other was seriously injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at their vehicle on Kasi road in Gawalmandi area of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

5
0
0
5
1
107 October 15

At least four FC personnel were martyred and three others injured in an IED blast near the Pak-Afghan border in the Kharlachi area of Kurram Agency in FATA.

0
4
0
4
3
108 October 16

At least 20 suspected militants were killed in US drone strike on a compound near the border with Afghanistan in Kurram Agency of the FATA.

0
0
20
20
0
109 October 18

At least eight Policemen were killed and 24 other people were injured in an explosion on the Quetta-Sibbi Road in Sariab Mill area of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

0
8
0
8
24
110 October 21

ASP 'chief', Shehryar alias Dr Abdullah Hashmi, among eight militants were killed and three SF personnel injured in a raid jointly carried out by the Pakistan Rangers Sindh and the CTD in Raees Goth area of Baldia Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh at 11:00 pm.

0
0
8
8
3
111 November 9

Rajgal area/Tirah Valley /Khyber Agency/ FATA

0
1
5
6
4
112 NS

Airport Road /Quetta/ Balochistan

0
3
1
4
4
113 November 13

Two soldiers and at least 10 militants were killed and several others sustained injuries in a skirmish after the militants attacked a checkpost along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, with heavy weapons, in the Mamond Tehsil area of Bajaur Agency in FATA.

0
2
10
12
NS
114 November 15

SP Muhammad Ilyas was killed in Nawan Killi area of Quetta, Balochistan along with three family members. A passer-by was also injured in the attack.

3
1
0
4
1
115 November 15

Fifteen bullet-riddled bodies were discovered by the Levies Force Personnel in the Gorak Area of Buleda Tehsil in Kech District in Balochistan.

15
0
0
15
NS
116 November 18

Five bullet-riddled bodies were discovered by Levies Force personnel in Tajaban area of Turbat in Kech District in Balochistan. Levies said that all the victims had received multiple bullet injuries and belonged to Punjab's Gujrat District.

5
0
0
5
NS
117 November 21

Two militants and one SF trooper were killed while three other SF personnel were injured during an exchange of fire in the Buleda area of Turbat town in Kech District of Balochistan.

0
1
2
3
NS
118 November 25

Six civilians, including a woman and a child, were killed and 17 others injured in a suicide attack targeting the FC troops in the Sariab Road area in Quetta District of Balochistan

6
0
1
7
17
119 November 25

The CTD killed four TTP militants in an overnight shootout on Sargodha-Faisalabad Road in the jurisdiction of Nishatabad Police Station in Faisalabad District of Punjab.

0
0
4
4
0
120 November 30

Five Anti-Taliban Personnel were killed and two were injured, in a remotely detonated bomb in Spinkai area near the Afghanistan border in South Waziristan Agency in FATA.

5
0
0
5
2
121 November 30

At least three people were killed and eight others were injured, as armed clash erupted between two Sunni groups at Ammer Shah Chowk Jani Burira near Hussainabad Taluka (Revenue Unit) Kotdiji in Khairpur District of Sindh.

3
0
0
3
8
122 November 30

Four suspected Haqqani militants were killed in US drone strike near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in the Kurram Agency of FATA.

0
0
4
4
0
123 December 1

At least nine persons, including six students, were killed and 37 were injured when TTP terrorists attacked the ATI in Peshawar KP. All the four militants were killed. Two soldiers were also injured in the rescue operation.

9
0
4
13
37
124 December 3

Three TTP militants were killed while two others managed to escape the encounter with the CTD, within the limits of Sandal Bar Police Station in Faisalabad District of Punjab.

0
0
3
3
0
125 December 5

An IED blast near a military vehicle in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan Agency of FATA resulted in the killing of six persons, including three civilians seeking recruitment in the Army; while eight others were injured.

6
0
0
6
8
126 December 5

Militants killed three labourers and injured another one in Naks area of the Harnai District in Balochistan.

3
0
0
3
1
Total*
464
139
403
1010
1287
*Data till December 10, 2017

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


Note:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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