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Terrorism-related Incidents in Islamabad - 2017

No
Date
Incident
Killed
Injured
1
January 6

Social media activist Salman Haider disappeared from Bani Gala area of Islamabad.

Disappearance
2
January 7

A human rights activist, Civil Progressive Alliance Pakistan (CPAP) president Samar Abbas (40) has gone missing from the federal capital Islamabad. Mr. Abbas is an activist based in Karachi who belongs to various forums that have been raising their voice voicing against atrocities committed against minority groups in the country.

Disappearance
3
June 20

The Pakistan Rangers (Punjab), along with the CTD of Police and intelligence agencies, arrested seven suspects from the Mandi Bahauddin and Nilore areas of Islamabad.

Arrest
4
September 24

A flag similar to that of the militant IS was seen waving in Khana area of Islamabad, the Federal Capital, in morning, before being removed by the local Police after a citizen reported the matter. Police removed the flag, hoisted on a pole by an unidentified person, in the afternoon after one Naveed Ahmed Khan - a resident of Dera Ismail Khan - informed Rescue 15 of the matter.

IS flag spoted
5
November 1

Punjab Rangers with Police and Intelligence Agencies conducted operations, patrolling and snap checking in Dera Ghazi Khan, Attock, Islamabad and Lahore. Sixteen militants, facilitators and smugglers were arrested; also a number of weapons and explosives were recovered from them.

Arrest
Total*
0
0
*Data till November 12, 2017

 

 

 

 

 
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