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Terrorism-related Incidents in Peshawar - 2015

No
Date
Incident
Killed
Injured
1

January 5

Police claimed to have arrested three suspects, including two women, from Badbher area of Peshawar, who were smuggling arms and ammunition from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Punjab.

Arrest
2

January 22

Two bullet-riddled bodies were found from Gulshan Rehman Colony on Kohat Road in Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to police sources, the bodies belonged to Badhaber and Kamal Deen Gharri areas.

2
0
3

January 22

The Peshawar Police detained at least 150 suspects during a search operation carried out in the areas around the university campus. According to reports, the Police and SFs conducted a joint search operation in the adjoining areas of Regi Lalma, Malagori and university campus and sealed these areas.

Arrest
4

February 5

The BDU defused a mortar shell found in fields in Pishtakhara area of Peshawar.

Mortar shell recovery
5
February 11

The CTD arrested two alleged terrorists from the Ring Road-Kohat Road bridge of Peshawar. The officials said the held militants were affiliated to the TTP, Tariq group, who were tasked by Commander Hazrat Ali to collect funds for the group through extortion.

Arrest
6
February 11

The Police foiled a major bid to smuggle arms and ammunition to other parts of the country and arrested one alleged gunrunner in Badaber area of Peshawar.

Arrest
7

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.

24
50
Total*
26
50
*Data till February 15, 2015

Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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