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Terrorism-related Incidents in Peshawar - 2016

No
Date
Incident
Killed
Injured
1

January 3

Two soldiers suffered injuries when their convoy was damaged in a roadside bomb blast near the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway Toll Plaza in Peshawar.

0
2
2
January 7

KP's SPU claimed to have arrested three suspects for campaigning for proscribed militant organisations in Dir Colony of provincial capital Peshawar.

Arrest
3
January 12

Special Police unit arrested an Afghan terrorist, Hamidullah alias Hamzaullah, involved in the attack on Pishtakhara Police Station van in Academy town on September 11, 2015, during a raid at Board bazaar bus stop in Peshawar.

Arrest
4
January 15

Unidentified militants attacked the residence of an Afghan consulate official in cantonment area of Peshawar.

0
0
5
January 20

An improvised explosive device, weighing three to four kilograms, was defused by BDS personnel near the Haji Camp Bus Stand in Peshawar.

0
0
6
January 22

Unidentified militants shot dead personnel of Police Elite Force Unit in Rasheed Ghari area of Peshawar.

1
0
7
January 22

The CTD of Peshawar arrested a terrorist wanted for attacks on Police personnel. According to CTD Peshawar, the force took action in Bannu and arrested a terrorist named Sadaqat Ullah who is a resident of Suleman Khel Peshawar.

Arrest
8
January 24

Four persons suffered injuries when a roadside bomb exploded near Phandu Chowk area of Peshawar.

0
4
9
January 26

An IED, allegedly meant to target a school, was defused by BDS personnel in Bashirabad area of Peshawar.

Bomb Neutralised
10
January 27

A joint team comprising Police and Intelligence Officials recovered a huge cache of weapons and ammunition from warehouses on GT Road and Kohat Road areas of Peshawar.

Explosive recovery
11
January 28

Police defused five bombs planted under a 132KV electric tower in Phando area of Peshawar.

Bomb Neutralised
12
February 9

A Shia elder was shot dead while his son escaped unhurt in an attack near the Kohati Gate area of Peshawar.

1
0
13
February 9

Traders' leader, identified as Haji Abdul Haleem Jan (70), was killed in a targeted attack in his shop located in Qissa Khwani Bazaar of Peshawar.

1
0
14
February 13

A Jewellery shop owner, identified as Wahidullah, was shot at and injured in Gulbahar area of Peshawar.

0
1
15
February 21

Rashid Baloch, a member of the Baba Ladla gang in Lyari area of Karachi, was arrested in the Bhana Mari area of Peshawar.

Arrest
16
February 25

The Police claimed to have arrested 40 suspects including 11 Afghans and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession during search operations in Hayatabad and Nasir Bhag areas of Peshawar.

Arrest
17
February 27

In a search operation in Peshawar, the police and officials of the law enforcing agencies arrested 45 suspects including Afghan nationals from different areas. Police carried out search operations in Faqirabad, Pathang Chowk and Ring Road area. At least 45 suspects including five Afghans were arrested during the search operations. The police also recovered weapons and drugs from some of the suspects.

Arrest
18
March 10

The Special Police Unit of CTD arrested a woman who has been accused of facilitating the attack on September 18, 2015, on Pakistan Air Force base in Badabher area of Peshawar.

Arrest
19
March 11

Lieutenant Colonel, Tariq Ghafoor, was shot dead while he was on his way to a nearby mosque to offer Friday prayers near Ring Road in Hayatabad area of provincial capital Peshawar.

1
0
20

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.

15
25
21

March 17

The CTD arrested four suspected militants while distributing pamphlets of banned militant organisation on the Pajagi Road near Tableeghi Markaz in Peshawar.

Arrest
22
March 23

A former regional director of ISI was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Phase 7 area of Hayatabad in Peshawar.

1
0
23
March 23

Police arrested 32 suspected persons including 12 Afghans during a search operation in the Faqirabad area of Peshawar.

Arrest
24
March 31

The CTD arrested a target killer of banned outfit and recovered arms near Charsadda Bus Terminal in Peshawar.

Arrest
25
April 7

A Policeman was killed while two others - a civilian and a Police official - were injured in a roadside blast in Badhu Samar Bagh area of Peshawar.

1
2
26
April 7

The Peshawar CTD arrested an alleged Afghan terrorist, identified as Ismail, during a search operation in provincial capital Peshawar.

Arrest
27
April 26

An alleged facilitator, identified as Musa, of a 'commander' of the IS in Afghanistan, identified as Abdullah alias Cheeta, was arrested from Regi Lalma area in Peshawar.

Arrest
28
April 27

An ASI of the Phandu Police Station, identified as Qaisar Ali Shah, was shot dead in a targeted attack in Yakatoot area of Peshawar.

1
0
29
May 1

At least 13 people were injured when unidentified assailants threw a hand grenade outside a private guest house in Tehkal Bala area of Peshawar.

0
13
Total*
22
47
*Data till May 1, 2016

Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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