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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
30
May 2

At least 15 people, including three children, were injured in a grenade attack on JuD madrassa, Baitul Mukarrama Al-hadees, in Tehkal area of provincial capital Peshawar.

0
15
31
May 5

A Revenue Assistant Officer, identified as Anwar Zeb, was shot dead by unidentified armed assailants while he was travelling home on Dalazak Road in Peshawar.

1
0
32
May 12

In a targeted killing incident unidentified assailants shot dead a SI of the Traffic Police in Peshawar. A Police official said that two unidentified motorcyclists opened fire on SI, Aftab Khan of the Traffic Police, when he was going for duty on a motorcycle.

1
0
33
May 18

A Policeman was killed and 19 others, mostly security personnel, were injured in twin IED blasts in the Mathra area of Peshawar.

1
19
34
May 20

Three militants were killed after the explosive vest one of them was wearing accidentally exploded on Sufidsang Road within the jurisdiction of Regi Police Station in provincial capital Peshawar.

3
0
35
May 25

Three FC personnel, including District Officer Ameer Badshah and two constables, Gul Rehman and Gul Rasool, were killed when three unidentified militants opened fire on their vehicle at Patang Chowk in provincial capital Peshawar.

3
0
36
May 26

The SFs conducted raids in Sirband, Hayatabad, Faqeerabad areas of Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP, and rounded up 95 suspects including 20 Afghans.

Arrest
37
May 27

The CTD arrested two alleged terrorists belonging to Afghanistan from Tehkal area of Peshawar.

Arrest
38
May 27

The JuD, the frontal organisation of LeT, held funeral prayers in absentia for the deceased Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP.

Condolence meeting
39
June 2

Unidentified armed assailants shot dead a retired non-commissioned officer of Pakistan Army, identified as Raj Wali, in the limits of Faqirabad Police Station in Peshawar.

1
0
40
June 4

The CTD arrested a suspected militant, identified as Tawab Gul, along with explosives near Pishtakhara in Peshawar.

Arrest
41
June 12

Police arrested 27 suspects in a search operation in in Gur Mandi, Sukhera Ram, Kalu Ram areas of Peshawar.

Arrest
42
June 14

The CTD thwarted a major terror bid and recovered two suicide jackets and explosives from an alleged terrorist in Shabqadar area of Peshawar.

Arrest and Recovery
43
June 20

A Police constable, identified as Gulzar, was shot dead by unidentified assailants near Maqsoodabad within the jurisdiction of Khazana Police Station on the outskirts of Peshawar.

1
0
44
June 20

Four Police constables were injured in a roadside bomb attack while they were on a foot patrol on Shakarpura Road, within the jurisdiction of Daudzai Police Station in Peshawar.

0
4
45
June 22

A Civil Secretariat officer, identified as Nawab Safi (34), was shot dead by unidentified militants in a target killing incident while he was coming out of the mosque after Maghrib prayers in Yakatoot area of provincial capital Peshawar.

1
0
46
June 26

Unidentified militants lobbed a hand-grenade into a house in Jatti Payan area under Daudzai Police Station in Peshawar.

0
0
47
June 30

A Police constable, identified as Farmanullah, was killed and six other civilians were injured in a roadside bomb blast on Pajagi Road in Peshawar.

1
6
48
June 30

Unidentified assailants shot dead a Policeman, Shahzeb, near his house after he withdrew money from an automated telling machine in Madina Colony of Peshawar.

1
0
49
June 30

Unidentified assailants shot dead a member of Afghan Taliban on Nasir Bagh Road in Peshawar.

1
0
50
July 18

CTD arrested a wanted terrorist, identified as Sher Rehman, and recovered two bombs from his possession during snap checking at Ring Road Achini Cross locality in Peshawar.

Arrest
51
July 24

Police arrested 78 suspected persons from various localities of Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP, including Hayatabad residential area during a search operation.

Arrest
52
July 29

At least seven people, including a traffic Police warden, identified as Sajjad Khan, were injured in a remote controlled bomb blast near Charsadda Bus Stand within the jurisdiction of Faqirabad Police Station in Peshawar.

0
7
53
August 1

An IB official, identified as Usman Gul, and a passer-by, identified as Iftikhar, were killed when unidentified militants opened fire at the officer on Wazir Bagh Road in Tauheedabad locality within the limits of Yakatoot Police Station Police Station of Peshawar.

2
0
Total*
39
98
*Data till August 14, 2016

Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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