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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
8

February 23

SFs claimed to have arrested a key perpetrator of the December 16 Peshawar APS terrorist attack during an operation in the Pawaki village under Pishtakhara Police Station in Peshawar

Arrest
9

February 27

A Shia man, identified as Qaisar Hussain, who was working at a pharmaceutical unit in Hayatabad Industrial Estate was shot dead in a targeted sectarian attack in Hayatabad area of Peshawar.

1
0
10

February 27

Police foiled separate attempts to smuggle weapons and recovered small arms from two vehicles in Chamkani and Mattani area of Peshawar.

Arms recovery
11

February 28

The BDS defused two bombs planted near a girls' college in Yakatoot area of Peshawar.

Bomb recovery
12

February 28

BDU defused a one-kg bomb concealed in cloth in Ganda Nallah of Yakatoot area.

Bomb recovery
13

February 28

Three terrorists were arrested after exchange of fire with Police in Badhaber area of Peshawar. Arms and hand grenades were seized from their possession.

Arrest
14
March 10

The CTD, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, officials said that they arrested two suspected militants, identified as Subhanullah and Rafiullah, from Peshawar.

Arrest
15

March 12

Two persons were killed and eight others were injured during firing at a checkpoint jointly manned by the Police and Army near Gora Qabristan on University Road of Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the morning.

2
8
16
March 16

Peshawar Police arrested at least 604 suspected persons and seized arms and ammunition from them in search and strike operation continuing under the National Action Plan, an official communiqué said.

Arrest
17

March 17

Senior lawyer Samiullah Afridi, who represented the incarcerated Dr Shakil Afridi in court cases, was shot dead in the Mathra area on the outskirts of Peshawar

1
0
18
March 18

Unidentified assailants shot dead a District leader of the PML-N, Sardar Mohmand, in the Yakatoot area of Peshawar. The TTP claimed responsibility for the attack and threatened to now target more members of the ruling party.

1
0
19
March 27

The CTD arrested a member of a terrorist group who provided shelter to a suicide bomber before sending him off to attack former Senior Minister Bashir Bilour in December 2012 in Peshawar.

Arrest
20
March 29

Unidentified militants shot dead a Lieutenant Colonel Tahir Azeem, in Hayatabad Phase-III area of Peshawar, when he came out of a mosque after offering the Zuhr prayer.

1
0
21
April 8

The CTD arrested a militant who was trying to transport explosives on his motorcycle at Custom Chowk in Pishtakhara area of Peshawar.

Arrest
22
April 10

The CTD arrested a militant, Rashid Khan, carrying head money of PKR 500,000 million, during an action in the Shah Qabool area of Peshawar. According to the officials of the CTD, Rashid Khan was said to be involved in attacks on power pylons.

Arrest
23
April 14

Police foiled a terrorist bid by defusing a heavy IED, planted outside the residence of known lawyer and leader of Awami National Party Abdul Lateef Afridi in Hayatabad area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in the night.

Bomb Neutralised
24
April 24

One Policeman was killed, six other cops and a civilian were injured when a vehicle of the QRF of the Peshawar Police was attacked with an IED at the Gulbahar Chowk in Peshawar.

1
7
25
April 27 The Counterterrorism Department and FIA arrested four suspected terrorists involved in the suicide attack (March 3, 2014) at F/8 Kutchery in Islamabad from Peshawar.
Arrest
26
April 28 One person was killed and another injured as an IED exploded at Bagh-e-Naran Chowk in Hayatabad area of Peshawar.
1
1
27
May 1 Police foiled a major terror plan, recovered 320 kilograms of explosives and arrested at least two Afghan suspects from a house in Sethi Town area of Peshawar.
Arrest
28
May 3 Police arrested key 'commander' of a militant outfit, identified as Javed alias Gudd, during a raid in Peshawar.
Arrest
29

May 14

Two militants, identified as Faizullah and Sanaullah, were killed in an encounter in Hayatabad area of Peshawar.

2
0
30

May 14

An ASI of Police, Shakirullah Khan, was shot dead by unidentified armed assailants when he was going to his office in Hayatabad area of Peshawar.

1
0
31

May 15

Police during a raid arrested two suspects allegedly circulating Daesh literature in Nauthia area of Peshawar.

Arrest
32

June 11

At least two Policemen were killed and six others were injured in the morning when a suicide blast targeting the vehicle of Deputy Commandant of FRP occurred in Hayatabad area of Peshawar.

3
6
33
June 12 Two persons were shot dead in targeted attack on Pajjagi Road area of Peshawar.
2
0
34
June 28

A wanted target killer was gunned down during a Police encounter in Hazar Khwani area of Peshawar.

1
0
Total*
43
72
*Data till June 28, 2015

Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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