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Terrorism-related Incidents in Peshawar - 2017

No
Date
Incident
Killed
Injured
1

January 9

The BDU neutralised a 10 kilograms bomb in Karkhano Market of Peshawar.

Bomb neutralised
2

January 15

Army and LEAs carried out joint combing operations in Shaheen town, Warsak Road, Dalazak and Pakka Ghulam areas of Peshawar in the evening.

Arrest
3
January 23

The Police recovered two suicide jackets from Abu Bakar mosque under the Paharipura Police Station, on the outskirt of Peshawar.

Suicide jacket recovery
4
January 30

At least nine people, including three FC personnel, were injured in a blast on Charsadda road of Peshawar.

0
9
5
February 13

The Driver of the civil judge vehicle was killed when a motorcycle bourne suicide bomber rammed his bike into the vehicle in Hayatabad area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Civil Judge Asif Jadoon and three female judges of the lower judiciary were travelling in an official car in Phase 5 area when an attacker on a motorcycle struck the front of the vehicle and exploded, killing the driver and injuring the four judges.

2
4
6
February 17

SFs conducted a search operation in Regi area of Peshawar in KP and killed three terrorists.

3
0
7
February 24

The CTD claimed thwarting a terrorism bid after arresting an Afghan national named Naimatullah from the Achini Khwar area of Peshawar.

Arrest
8
February 24

A cache of arms and ammunition was recovered during a raid on a house in the New City Homes locality by a team of Chamkani Police.

Arms and ammunition recovery
9
February 24

25 kilogrammes of explosives, 34 hand-grenades and prima cord were seized during a raid jointly conducted by personnel of Police and intelligence agencies on a house in Shahpoor.

Arms and ammunition recovery
10
March 17

At least six militants were killed during a search operation in the Mosal Kor village of Michini area in Peshawar.

6
0
11
April 28

Unidentified gunmen shot dead a senior Afghan Taliban leader, Maulvi Daud, near Shamshato refugees' camp near Peshawar.

1
0
12
May 7

Three CTD officials sustain injuries when an IED exploded at Khattak Pull area of Peshawar.

0
3
13
May 19

A car was completely destroyed in three explosions outside a trader's house in Ghani Rehman Karlay area of Peshawar.

0
0
14
May 20

Police and law enforcement agencies recovered 400 kilogrammes of military-grade explosives during a joint raid at a house of one Hunzala in Shamshato Refugee Camp, an area falling within the jurisdiction of Mattani Police Station in Peshawar.

Explosive recovery
15
May 29

Four members of a defunct pro-government peace militia were killed and another was injured in a targeted attack in Mattani Bazaar in the outskirts of Peshawar.

4
1
16
May 30

A relative and former secretary of Afghanistan's former Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Haji Fareed, was shot dead in Tajabad area of Pishtakhara in Peshawar.

1
0
17
June 15

At least three Police personnel and one militant were during an ambush on the Police vehicle in Chamkani area of Peshawar.

4
0
18
June 23

Police killed three militants in an encounter near grid station of Shahpur in Chamkani area of Peshawar.

3
0
19
July 17

Two FC personnel were killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted their vehicle in Hayatabad area of Peshawar.

2
0
20
August 20

A boy was killed and six other children were injured in a toy bomb explosion in Spinawari area under Pishtakhara Police Station in Peshawar.

1
6
21
September 29

At least 20 people sustained injuries in an explosion near a hospital located on Ring Road near Shinwari Town, within the jurisdiction of Paharipura Police Station in Peshawar.

0
20
22
September 29

Police and intelligence agencies in a joint operation rounded up two terrorists and recovered seven hand grenades, four IEDs and prima card and shrapnel from an under an construction house in Peshawar.

Arrest
23
October 29

The Police claimed to have arrested four militants as they attempted to plant a bomb on Shah Alam bridge in Peshawar.

Arrest
24
November 16

CTD has arrested two militants in Peshawar. Eight-kilograms of explosives and a hand grenade were recovered from the arrested militants.

Arrest
Total*
27
43
*Data till November 19, 2017

Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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