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Major incidents of Terrorism-related violence in Pakistan - 2015

S.N.

Date

Incidents
Killed
Injured
C
SFs
T
Total
1
January 2

The FC claimed to have killed four suspected militants in the Naal area of Khuzdar District in Balochistan. One FC trooper was also killed during an exchange of fire with suspected militants.

0
1
4
5
0
2
January 3

Pakistani Rangers, in an operation, killed four criminals, identified as Sanaullah (25), Ameer (35), Hassan (28) and Liaqat (30), near Jumman Shah Road of Lyari Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
3
January 4

At least 31 militants have been killed and scores of others injured as jet fighters targeted militants hideouts in Koki Khel area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
31
31
NS
4
January 4

A US drone strike at Wacha Basti village near Alwara Mandi in Dattakhel of NWA in FATA killed eight militants and injured two others.

0
0
8
8
2
5
January 4

A bomb targeting Shias at a volleyball match killed at least four persons and injured eight at the Hussaini ground in the Kalaya area of Orakzai Agency in FATA.

4
0
0
4
8
6
January 6

Three bullet riddled bodies were found at a graveyard in Qandhari area of Safi tehsil in Mohmand Agency of FATA.

3
0
0
3
0
7
January 6

Three suspected militants, identified as Gul Pir Khan, Noor Alam and Ameer Mohammad, were killed in a Police encounter led by CID's Counter-Terrorism Unit on Northern Bypass, on the outskirts of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
3
3
0
8
January 7

Twelve militants were killed in shelling by gunship helicopters of the Army while four terrorist hideouts were also destroyed in Mama Ziarat and Khadarkhel areas of Datta Khel tehsil in NWA in FATA.

0
0
12
12
0
9
January 7

Unidentified assailants shot dead four labourers while leaving another injured on the Qambarani Road in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan.

4
0
0
4
1
10
January 8

Four Al-Qaeda terrorists, including a 'commander', were killed in alleged encounter with Police in Qayyumabad area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
11
January 8

Four SF personnel were killed and two others injured in an IED explosion apparently targeting the vehicle of SFs in Lower Kurram Agency of FATA.

0
4
0
4
2
12
January 9

At least seven LI militants were killed and several others injured in explosions at a terrorist centre in the Sipah area of Khyber Agency in FATA.

0
0
7
7
NS
13
January 9

Six militants were killed in an exchange of fire with SFs in Dattakhel tehsil of NWA in FATA.

0
0
6
6
0
14
January 9

Four soldiers were killed and two others sustained injuries in a roadside blast when the soldiers were on a routine patrol in the Bashak area of Orakzai Agency in FATA.

0
4
0
4
2
15
January 9

Eight persons were killed and 25 others wounded in a bomb blast on Imambargah Aun Muhammad Rizvi at Chittian Hattian locality of Rawalpindi city of Punjab.

8
0
0
8
25
16
January 9

At least three soldiers of FC were killed and five others sustained injuries when their convoy came under gun and rocket attack in a remote hilly area of Santsar in Gwadar District of Balochistan.

0
3
0
3
5
17
January 12

Seven personnel of the FC were killed and one injured when militants attacked a checkpost of the SFs in the Mekhtar area of Loralai District in Balochistan.

0
7
0
7
1
18
January 13

SSP Malir Rao Anwar claimed to have killed five alleged terrorists in an encounter at Gulshan-e-Bunair area of Karachi, the Provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
5
5
0
19
January 15

At least seven militants were killed while four others were injured in a US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border in Wacha Dara area of Ladha tehsil in South Waziristan Agency of FATA.

0
0
7
7
4
20
January 16

Three Shia men, identified as lawyer Fayyaz Hussain Shah (40), and his two nephews Mir Ghazi Shah (20) and Mir Hamza Shah (22) were shot dead while they were returning home from a religious gathering in Rawalpindi District of Punjab.

3
0
0
3
0
21
January 19

At least seven militants and three soldiers were killed during a clash in Banda area of Salarzai town in Bajaur Agency of FATA.

0
3
7
10
0
22
January 19

At least five militants were killed when a US drone fired two missiles at a compound in Shahi Khel neighbourhood of Shawal in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

0
0
5
5
0
23
January 25

At least 35 suspected militants, an unspecified number of foreigners among them, were killed when military planes shelled their hideouts in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

0
0
35
35
0
24
January 26

Eight suspected militants, including key commanders of various outfits, were killed and several others sustained injuries when jet fighters of PAF blitzed their positions in various areas including Speen Drand, Tor Darra, Tarkhu Kas in Kukikhel, Nakai and other areas in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency in FATA.

0
0
8
8
0
25
January 26

Five persons, including a retired Police SI Muhammad Salleh Shah, were killed and one sustained injuries when in a Chithar-bound pickup that was coming from Dera Murad Jamali stumbled over a landmine in the Soonwah area of Naseerabad District in Balochistan.

5
0
0
5
1
26
January 27

At least 53 militants, including 12 foreigners, were killed when jet fighters of PAF conducted aerial strike on militants' hideout in Kharh Tangi area of Dattakhel tehsil in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

In another strike in the same area later, 23 militants were killed, the ISPR claimed.

0
0
76
76
0
27
January 27

16 militants were killed and 12 others injured when PAF planes pounded their hideouts in Therkho Kas, Wacha Wana, Sra Vella and Nakai areas of Tirah valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
16
16
12
28
January 27

At least six militants were killed and a security official was injured in an operation conducted by SFs in Kulachi area of Dera Ismail Khan District in KP.

0
0
6
6
1
29
January 28

SSP Malir Rao Anwar Ahmed claimed to have killed five militants in Nawab Goth area within the limits of Steel Town Police Station in Bin Qasim Town of Karachi in Sindh. According to SSP Rao the militants belonged to TTP were planning to attack the Razzakabad Police Training Centre.

0
0
5
5
0
30
January 28

At least seven militants were killed and one other was injured in a US drone strike in the Shawal area of North Waziristan Agency in FATA.

0
0
7
7
1
31
January 29

Three unidentified bodies were found in Shero checkpoint area of Dera Ismail Khan City in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

3
0
0
3
0
32
February 1

Rangers claimed to have killed five gangsters in an encounter in Salar Goth area of Malir Town in Karachi of Sindh.

0
0
5
5
0
33
February 1

CID of Sindh Police claimed to have killed four TTP militants in a shootout in Manghopir area of Gadap Town in Karachi of Sindh and recovered weapons and explosive material from their possession.

0
0
4
4
0
34
February 2

At least three peace volunteers were killed while two others were injured in a bomb blast in Nari Baba area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

3
0
0
3
2
35
February 3

At least four soldiers were killed in an explosion targeting a convoy of Security Forces in Warmagai area of Kurram Agency in FATA. Following the blast, SF and militants also clashed, killing two TTP militants, including one key 'commander', Gul, and his accomplice.

0
4
2
6
0
36
February 3

Five TI activists were killed in an IED in Naray Baba area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

5
0
0
5
0
37
February 3

Unidentified militants shot dead five customs officials patrolling overnight in Kohat District of KP.

0
5
0
5
0
38
February 4

At least 25 militants were killed in air strikes in the Sanzila area of South Waziristan Agency in FATA as part of a major offensive against the TTP and other insurgents.

0
0
25
25
0
39
February 4

At least four militants were killed and one was injured in a clash between SFs and militants in Jani Khel area of Bannu District in KP.

0
0
4
4
1
40
February 7

At least seven militants were killed in a clash with SFs in Mohmand Agency in the FATA.

0
0
7
7
0
41
February 7

Six unidentified bodies were recovered from Yaka Ghund area in Mohmand Agency of FATA.

0
0
6
6
0
42
February 8

Three members of the pro-government peace committee, TI, were killed and five others sustained injuries in an explosion in Nari Baba area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

3
0
0
3
5
43
February 9

At least 13 suspected militants were killed and their seven hideouts destroyed when the PAF fighter jets pounded Tor Darra, Sur Kas, Wachy Wanay, Dua Toey, Sra Khawra and Sra Wela areas of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
13
13
0
44
February 10

At least 15 BLF militants and a FC official were killed in a gun battle in Basima area of Kharan District in Balochistan.

0
1
15
16
0
45
February 10

Three unidentified militants were killed when the FC opened fire during an operation in Shadikor area of Gwadar District in Balochistan.

0
0
3
3
0
46
February 12

Seven suspected militants were killed and 15 others were injured in PAF air strikes on militant hideouts in Dwa Thoe, Sarrai, Sheikh Kot, Tor Darra, Nangrosa and Speen Drand areas of Tirah valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
7
7
15
47
February 13

At least 22 Shia persons were killed and another 50 were injured during a gun and bomb attack at an Imambargah in Phase-5 locality of Hayatabad area in Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP when suicide attackers and gunmen -dressed in police uniform - attacked worshippers offering Friday prayers.

22
0
2
24
50
48
February 14

15 militants were killed and a soldier sustained injuries in a clash near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in the Kurram Agency of FATA.

0
0
15
15
1
49

February 17

At least eight persons, including two Policemen, were killed and 23 others were injured in a suicide attack on Police headquarters near the main gate of Police Lines in Qila Gujjar Singh area of Lahore.

6
2
1
9
23
50

February 17

Four dead bodies, including that of two missing Levies personnel, were found in Zhob District of Balochistan.

2
2
0
4
0
51

February 18

At least four Shias were killed and six others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during evening prayers at the mosque in Qasr-e-Sakina Imambargah located on Kurri Road in New Shakrial area of Rawalpindi District in Punjab.

4
0
1
5
6
52

February 18

Three terrorists and one FC soldier were killed in an exchange of fire during an encounter in Panjgur District of Balochistan. One FC soldier was wounded.

0
1
3
4
1
53

February 19

Four TTP militants were shot dead in a Police encounter near a graveyard in Sohrab Goth area of Gadap Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
4
4
0
54

February 19

Three dead bodies of militants were found in Saran area under the jurisdiction of Mattani Police in Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP.

0
0
3
3
0
55

February 20

At least five militants and an Army Officer were killed and a soldier was injured when fighting erupted during a cordon-and-search operation in Dattakhel area in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

0
1
5
6
1
56

February 20

Three militants were killed in a clash with Security Forces in Patala area of Kurram Agency in FATA.

0
0
3
3
0
57
March 3

Unidentified militants opened indiscriminate fire at the DPO Sherani Muhammad Shakir's vehicle in Spira Ragha area of Loralai District in Balochistan, killing three Policemen and injuring the DPO.

0
3
0
3
1
58
March 3

Three dead bodies of suspected persons were found dumped on the road that linked Gulshan-e-Hadeed with the Superhighway in the Dhair Sharif area near Quaid-i-Azam Public School in Memon Goth area of Gadap Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

3
0
0
3
0
59
March 8

Three TTP militants were shot dead and one Policeman was injured in retaliatory firing in Manghopir area of Gadap Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
3
3
1
60
March 8

Three Lyari-based gangsters, identified as Abdul Rehman, alias Lamba, alias Goinda Alishan, alias Shan and Subhan, alias Grenade, were killed during a targeted raid conducted by Police on a suspected hideout of gangsters in Jatoi Para in Baghdadi area of Lyari Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

0
0
3
3
0
61
March 9

Four TTP militants, including 'chief' and deputy chief', were killed and three SFs were injured during an encounter conducted by Police and Rangers in Sector 10 of Surjani Town in Gadap Town of provincial capital Karachi.

0
0
4
4
3
62
March 10

Four TTP militants and a Policeman, identified as Constable Said Muhammad, were killed, while six Policemen, including a DSP, sustained injuries in an exchange of fire that continued for more than three hours in Shewa village of Razaar tehsil in Swabi District of KP.

0
1
4
5
6
63
March 11

SFs claimed to have killed seven militants during a search operation in the Pir Koh area of Dera Bugti District in Balochistan.

0
0
7
7
0
64
March 12

Six BRA terrorists were killed and a huge quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered on the second day of the operation carried out by the FC in Pir Koh area of Dera Bugti District.

0
0
6
6
0
65
March 13

At least 48 TTP and LI militants were killed and several others sustained injuries when PAF fighter aircraft targeted their hideouts in Kukikhel area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
48
48
0
66
March 13

At least three gangsters linked with Baba Ladla group and identified as Mohammad Hassam, Azhar alias Buddha, and Waseem Ahmad, were killed in retaliatory fire after the suspects opened fire on the Rangers in Rexer Lane of Lyari Town. A Rangers official was injured in the exchange of gunfire.

0
0
3
3
1
67
March 15

At least 15 persons, including 13 Christians and two Policemen, were killed and more than 70 were injured when two suicide bombers attacked two churches near Youhanabad neighbourhood in Lahore District, sparking mob violence in which two other militants were killed.

13
2
4
19
70
68
March 15

Thirteen dead bodies of tribesmen were found in the deserted mountains of the Shaktai area of South Waziristan Agency in FATA.

13
0
0
13
0
69
March 16

Five alleged gang-war criminals belonging to the 'Shiraz Comrade' group were killed during a search operation by Police in the Lyari town area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. Two Policemen also received bullet wounds in the exchange of fire.

0
0
5
5
2
70
March 17

At least three people including two children were killed and two others wounded when a toy bomb exploded in a house at Bashigram area of Madyan tehsil of Swat District in KP.

3
0
0
3
2
71
March 17

Two female anti-polio campaign workers and a Policeman were killed in the Danna area of the Mansehra District in KP.

2
1
0
3
0
72
March 18

At least 44 militants were killed and several others sustained injuries when PAF fighter aircraft pounded their hideouts in Kukikhel, Kamarkhel and Sepah areas of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
44
44
0
73
March 19

Twenty militants were killed and five others sustained injuries when the Army helicopters targeted their hideouts in Sandapal, Takhtakai and Nari Baba areas of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

0
0
20
20
5
74
March 20

At least two Rangers personnel, identified as Yar Mohammad and Qasim, and passerby woman, identified as Saeeda, was killed and four others including two civilians were injured in a suicide blast targeted with VBIED near Shadman Town within the remits of the Sharae Noor Jehan Police Station in North Nazimabad Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

1
2
1
4
4
75
March 20

Four militants were killed while several others were injured in aerial operation by SFs in Singar post near Tirah valley area of Khyber Agency in FATA.

0
0
4
4
0
76
March 20

Two officials of Balochistan Levies, identified as Athaur Rehman and Hazoor Baksh, were killed and four others were wounded after a convoy of Abdul Razzaq Dilwary, the Deputy Commissioner of Kharan, was attacked by unidentified militants in Racheel area of Kharan District.

0
2
1
3
4
77
March 22

Twenty-four militants were killed and five others sustained injuries when Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft pounded the TTP and LI hideouts in Dars Jumaat, Sandana, Takhtakai and Khyber Sangar in Tirah Valley area of Khyber Agency in FATA.

0
0
24
24
5
78
March 22

Three persons of a family, including a minor, were killed when a mortar shell fell on a house in Malikdinkhel area of Tirah valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

3
0
0
3
0
79
March 22

At least three terrorists were killed when a Police team led by SSP Rao Anwar conducted a raid on a tip-off regarding presence of militants in Quetta Town area of Sohrab Goth in Gadap Town of Karachi in Sindh.

0
0
3
3
0
80
March 22

Acting on a tip-off, Police conducted a raid at Pathan Colony in Orangi Town of Karachi in Sindh, killing three suspects and arresting 15 others.

0
0
3
3
0
Total*
113
49
571
733
274+
*Data till March 22, 2015

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


Note:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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