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Terrorism-related Incidents in Karachi - 2017

S.N.

Date

Incidents

Killed
Injured
1
January 1

Police arrested at least three terrorists and seized explosives from their custody during an action in SITE Town area.

Arrest
2
January 4

A SI of Police Iqbal Mehmood, probing some targeted killing cases was shot dead and two others injured in the night when unidentified assailants opened fire at them on main Rashid Minhas Road in Gulistan-i-Jauhar Town.

1
2
3
January 4

One person, identified as Rizwan, who worked as a Police informer against drug peddlers, was shot dead in a firing incident in Korangi Industrial Area under Korangi Town.

1
0
4
January 4

A civilian was shot dead in a target-killing incident at Jamshed Road near Pardah Park in Jamshed Town area of Karachi.

1
0
5
January 6

Police constable Muhammad Iqbal was injured when unidentified assailants lobbed a hand grenade at Taimuria Police Station in North Nazimabad.

0
1
6
January 6

25-year-old Ali Imran was shot dead when unidentified assailants opened fire at Five Star Chowrangi in North Nazimabad. Bashir, a traffic police official, was also injured in the firing incident.

1
1
7
January 10

Unidentified assailants killed a Police constable, Khalid Shaikh (30), near his house on Jamshed Road in the Soldier Bazaar area of Karachi.

1
0
8
January 19

Police recovered four dead bodies from an empty plot in Steel Town area.

4
0
9
January 24

A Shia man, Mohammed Kazim Raza (39), was gunned down in suspected sectarian attack in Gulistan-i-Jauhar area.

1
0
10
January 28

The CTD claimed to have arrested a would-be suicide bomber and another militant, associated with a banned outfit, who were allegedly involved in major terrorist acts in urban and rural Sindh and operating their networks in four major cities of the province besides Jaffarabad District of Balochistan. In a targeted raid conducted in the Manghopir area of Karachi, the CTD team detained the two suspects, Shaukat (would-be suicide bomber) and Abdul Ghani, and seized explosive material, a suicide jacket, a hand grenade and two pistols from their custody. "The held militants, who belonged to the Brohi tribe and were trained in Balochistan, were operating terror networks in Sukkur, Shikarpur, Jacobabad and Sanghar districts in Sindh and Jaffarabad district in Balochistan," said Sindh CTD chief Dr Sanaullah Abbasi.

Arrest
11 February 1

Sindh Rangers claimed to have killed notorious Lyari gang war commander Noor Muhammad alias Baba Ladla in a shootout in Lyari Town area of Karachi. Two of Baba Ladla's close associates, Sikandar alias Sikko and Mohammad Yaseen alias Mama, were also killed in the encounter. During the operation, Head Constable Fayyaz and Constable Tufail were also killed.

5
0
12 February 9

Six militants were killed in a shoot out with Police during a raid on a chicken farm off Superhighway near the Baqai Medical University in Gadap town.

6
0
13 February 12

An employee of Samaa TV was killed evening when unidentified assailants opened fire on a Samaa TV DSNG van at KDA Chowrangi near Dolmen Mall in North Nazimabad.

1
0
14 February 17

At least 18 alleged terrorists were killed in a raid carried out in Ziarat Mai Garhi, Manghopir area of Karachi.

18
0
15 February 17

Police killed nine TTP militants including would-be suicide bombers during exchange of fire near Super Highway in Karachi.

9
0
16 February 19

Seven militants were killed and one rangers personnel received injuries during a targeted operation between Pakistan Rangers Sindh and militants in Shah Latif Town.

7
1
17 February 21

Unidentified assailants lobbed a hand grenade at a residential building in Lyari town of Karachi, leaving one woman injured.

0
1
18 February 21

Pakistan Rangers Sindh recovered a cache of arms from Landhi area Karachi. A Rangers communication said that a raid was conducted on an intelligence tip off that some miscreants belonging to MQM-London had hidden arms and ammunition with the intention of committing sabotage.

Recovery
19 February 22

Police shot dead eight terrorists including a key militant figure affiliated with a banned organization during a raid on Bakrapeeri Road in Karachi.

8
0
20 February 23

Police shot dead two IS militants, identified as Saifullah and Haneef, in Manghopir area Karachi.

2
0
21 March 5

One militant was killed and four others arrested during a raid by CTD personnel in Korangi Town area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

1
0
Total*
67
6
*Data till March 19, 2017
Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.

 

 

 

 

 
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