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Incidents and Statements involving TTP: 2015

SL. No.

Date

Place
Incident

Nature of incident

1
January 1 Levies Thana / Zhob / Balochistan

A suspected TTP militant, involved in the attack on a Levies Thana in Zhob District of Balochistan, was killed in an exchange of fire with Security Forces.

Violent (Killing)
2
January 3 Pakistan

The Federal Minister of Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that action had been launched against the TTP, its supporters and sympathisers. Speaking at a press conference, he said it had been decided in the National Action Plan (NAP) that TTP operatives, their supporters, masterminds and financiers would be identified across the country.

Non-violent
3
January 4

Wacha Basti / Alwara Mandi / Dattakhel / NWA

A US drone strike at Wacha Basti village near Alwara Mandi in Dattakhel of NWA killed eight militants and injured two others. Sources said that the drone targeted a compound belonging to an Uzbek 'commander' of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's Hafiz Gul Bahadur group.

Violent (Killing)
4
January 4

Ziarat / Balochistan

One FC soldier was injured during an exchange of fire with the militants in Ziarat District of Balochistan. Later, the SFs arrested two TTP militants and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession. "The arrested militants belong to TTP," sources claimed.

Violent (injury)
5
January 4

Pakistan

Ehsanullah Ehsan, TTP-JuA 'spokesperson', has been found using social networking site LinkedIn, listing his skills as "jihad and journalism". Ehsanullah Ehsan has 69 connections on LinkedIn, indicating a sizable network. Ehsan does not hide his associations and openly promotes himself on LinkedIn as 'spokesman' for TTP-JuA. He describes himself as "self-employed" and says he has been a spokesman since January 2010.

Non-violent
6
January 5

Ittehad Town / Baldia Town / Karachi / Sindh

ANP's District West President, identified as Haji Saifullah Afridi, was killed in a targeted attack while he was on his way home from the mosque in Ittehad Town of Baldia Town in provincial capital Karachi. DSP Javed Hussain Shah said that TTP militants were behind the incident.

Violent (Killing)
7
January 6

Northern Bypass / Baldia Town / Karachi / Sindh

Three suspected militants, identified as Gul Pir Khan, Noor Alam and Ameer Mohammad, were killed in a Police encounter led by CID's Counter-Terrorism Unit on Northern Bypass, on the outskirts of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. The militants are suspected to be affiliated with the TTP.

Violent (Killing)
8
January 7

Qila Saifullah / Balochistan

The bullet-riddled body of an officer of Pakistan Air Force, Liaquat Ali Khan, was found near a village in Qila Saifullah District. The TTP claimed responsibility for killing the officer and kidnapping nine people in Qila Saifullah District.

Violent (Killing)
9
January 9

Chittian Hattian / Rawalpindi / Punjab

Eight persons were killed and 25 others wounded in a bomb blast on Imambargah Aun Muhammad Rizvi at Chittian Hattian locality of Rawalpindi city of Punjab. The Jamaat al-Ahrar, faction of the TTP claimed responsibility for the bomb blast.

Violent (Killing)
10
January 11

Quetta / Balochistan

SFs detained at least nine suspects including one suicide attacker and three members of TTP Swat group in Quetta. According to the sources, SFs on a tip off, raided three different areas of Quetta and taken as many as nine suspects into custody.

Non-violent (Arrest)
11
January 12

Pakistan / Afghanistan

The United States military command assured Pakistan's security establishment that TTP 'chief' Fazlullah would not be 'spared' and efforts are underway to track him down. The reported development surfaced during the meeting of top military commanders from Pakistan and the US which reviewed the ongoing coordinated drive against TTP and its allied offshoots, with the commitment to continue the scaled-up counterterrorism drive at the respective sides of the Western border.

Non-violent (Statement)
12
January 12

Pakistan

In a disturbing development for Islamabad, a former commander of the TTP, Hafiz Saeed Khan, has replaced an Afghan national, Abdul Rahim Muslim Dost, as the Ameer of the Khorasan chapter (which includes Pakistan) of Daish or the IS, led by Abu Bakar Al Baghdadi. The previous Daish Ameer for the Khorasan chapter, Abdul Rahim Muslim Dost, was a former Guantanamo prisoner, who had earlier spent several years in a Pakistani prison after being freed by the Americans.

Non-violent (Statement)
13
January 15

Karachi / Sindh

An ATC declared the TTP 'chief' Mullah Fazlullah, his former spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid and six others as proclaimed offenders in the June 8, 2014, Karachi Airport attack case. Six others were identified as Malik Mumtaz Awan, Asim Sharif, Abdur Rasheed, Akhtar alias Plumber, Iqbal alias Thekedar and Abdullah Baloch.

Non-violent
14
January 16

Rawalpindi / Punjab

Three Shia men, identified as lawyer Fayyaz Hussain Shah (40), and his two nephews Mir Ghazi Shah (20) and Mir Hamza Shah (22) were shot dead while they were returning home from a religious gathering in Rawalpindi District. TTP 'spokesperson' Muhammad Khorasani claimed responsibility for the attack. He said that Shah was active in his Shia community and was also a local leader of PTI.

Violent (killing)
15
January 19

Banda /Salarzai / Bajaur Agency / FATA

At least seven militants and three soldiers were killed during a clash in Banda area of Salarzai town in Bajaur Agency of FATA. The TTP 'spokesperson' Muhammad Khorasani claimed responsibility for attack. Khorasani said the TTP fighters "killed six soldiers including a captain," adding, "We lost only one fighter." "The fighting continued since morning until afternoon." he added.

Violent (killing)
16
January 23

Baghat / Hangu / KP

Three TTP militants were arrested from the Baghat area of Hangu District in KP. Official sources said Police carried out an operation in Baghat area and arrested three suspected Taliban militants.

Non-violent (Arrest)
17
January 24

Bagatoo / Hangu / KP

Law enforcement agencies arrested seven TTP militants, including a 'commander', from different places. On a tip-off the SFs raided a house located in Bagatoo area of Hangu District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province arresting four terrorists of the banned TTP.

Non-violent (Arrest)
18
January 24

Harnai / Balochistan

On intelligence report about the presence of TTP militants in the area the SFs conducted a raid in Harnai District of Balochistan and arrested three TTP militants, including a 'commander'. SFs also recovered arms and ammunition from the possession of militants.

Non-violent (Arrest)
19
January 27

Harnai / Balochistan

An Antiterrorism Court declared the 'chief' of the TTP, Mullah Fazlullah, its former 'spokesman' Shahidullah Shahid and six others as proclaimed offenders in the Karachi airport attack case of June 8, 2014. Earlier in October 2014, three suspects, identified as Sarmad Siddiqui, Asif Zaheer and Nadeem alias Burger alias Mullah, were arrested for providing logistic support, funds and weapons to the militants.

Non-violent
20
January 28

Steel Town PS / Bin Qasim Town / Karachi / Sindh

SSP Malir Rao Anwar Ahmed claimed to have killed five militants in Nawab Goth area within the limits of Steel Town Police Station in Bin Qasim Town of Karachi in Sindh. According to SSP Rao the militants belonged to TTP were planning to attack the Razzakabad Police Training Centre.

Violent (Killing)
21
January 30

Karbala Maula Imambargah / Lakhi Dar / Shikarpur / Sindh

At least 61 Shias were killed and 50 others were injured in a bomb explosion at Karbala Maula Imambargah in Lakhi Dar area of Shikarpur District of Sindh. Jundullah, a splinter group of TTP claimed responsibility for the attack. "Our target was the Shia community (mosque) They are our enemies," said Fahad Marwat, Jundullah 'spokesperson'.

Violent (Killing)
22
January 30

Pishin / Balochistan

Intelligence Agencies and Anti-Terrorist Forces personnel arrested a TTP 'commander' from Pishin District. The SFs recovered weapons from their possession.

Non-violent (Arrest)
23
February 1

Manghopir /Gadap Town / Karachi / Sindh

CID of Sindh Police claimed to have killed four TTP militants in a shootout in Manghopir area of Gadap Town in Karachi of Sindh and recovered weapons and explosive material from their possession.

Violent (Killing)
24
February 3

Warmagai / Kurram Agency / FATA

At least four soldiers were killed in an explosion targeting a convoy of Security Forces in Warmagai area of Kurram Agency in FATA. Following the blast, SF and militants also clashed, killing two TTP militants, including one key 'commander', Gul, and his accomplice.

Violent (Killing)
25
February 4

Sanzila / SWA / FATA

At least 25 militants were killed in air strikes in the Sanzila area of South Waziristan Agency in FATA as part of a major offensive against the TTP and other insurgents.

Violent (Killing)
26
February 8

Nangarhar / Afghanistan

The JuA Chief Omar Khalid Khorasani has been injured in a joint operation by the Afghan and NATO forces on the Afghanistan side of the border, Ehsanullah Ehsan, the spokesman of JuA confirmed. "Omar Khalid Khorasani was injured in a joint operation by the Afghan and Nato forces in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province," spokesman for the group, Ehsanullah Ehsan said. "Khorasani has now been taken to a safe place and is improving," Ehsan added.

Violent (Injury)
27
February 11

Ring Road-Kohat Road bridge / Peshawar

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.

Non-violent (Arrest)
28
February 13

Phase-5 / Hayatabad / Peshawar

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. The TTP claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
29
February 17

Police Lines / Qila Gujjar Singh / Lahore

At least eight persons, including two Policemen, were killed and 23 others were injured in a suicide attack on Police headquarters near the main gate of Police Lines in Qila Gujjar Singh area of Lahore. Tehreek-e-Taliban TTP-JuA 'spokesperson' Ehsanullah Ehsan claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
30
February 17

Pakistan / Afghanistan

During his visit to Kabul, the CoAS General Raheel Sharif was informed by Afghan authorities that "they are tightening the noose around Fazlullah" the fugitive 'chief' of TTP. According to security sources, the visit took place following Intelligence reports that Fazlullah directly masterminded the February 13, 2015, Imambargah attack in Peshawar reportedly from Afghanistan's Kunar Province or its adjoining belt. "There was credible intel (intelligence) information that it was cross-border activity," said the unnamed sources. A source disclosed that the Army Chief reiterated Pakistan's demand for action against the TTP chief. "They [Afghanistan] are after him [Fazlullah] and may be quite close," the source claimed.

Non-violent
31
February 18

Kurri Road / New Shakrial / Rawalpindi / Punjab

At least four Shias were killed and six others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during evening prayers at the mosque in Qasr-e-Sakina Imambargah located on Kurri Road in New Shakrial area of Rawalpindi District. Jundullah, a splinter group of TTP, claimed responsibility for the attack. Speaking from an unknown location, the 'spokesman' of the group Fagad said that the blast was a reaction to operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan Agency.

Violent (Killing)
32
February 19

Sohrab Goth / Gadap Town / Karachi / Sindh

Four TTP militants were shot dead in a Police encounter near a graveyard in Sohrab Goth area of Gadap Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
33
February 22

Metroville / SITE Town / Karachi / Sindh

Rangers claimed to have arrested a TTP Swat Chapter militants during a targeted raid conducted at the militants' hideout in Metroville area of SITE Town in Karachi of Sindh.

Non-violent (Arrest)
34
February 28

Kohat town / KP

Two TTP militants were arrested in a search operation in Kohat town of same District in KP.

Non-violent (Arrest)
35
March 3

Chapri Naryab / Hangu / KP

Security Forces arrested four TTP militants, including 'commander' Lal Sher, during a raid in the Chapri Naryab area of Hangu District in KP. Weapons and bombs were also recovered from their hideout.

Non-violent (Arrest)
36
March 6

Sarai Naurang / Bannu / KP

According to a statement issued by the ISPR, one TTP militant, identified as Sargana Rasool Khan, was arrested in an information-based operation (IBO) carried out by SFs near Sarai Naurang in Bannu District of KP. The ISPR statement added that Rasool Khan was involved in terrorist activities across the Province and the FATA. The SFs also recovered three fake passports, 100 CNICs and a cache of arms from his possession.

Non-violent (Arrest)
37
March 7

Sohrab Goth / Gadap Town / Karachi / Sindh

Two TTP militants were killed in a Police encounter in the area behind the new Sabzimandi off the Superhighway in Sohrab Goth locality of Gadap Town in Karachi of Sindh. Malir SSP Rao Anwar identified one of the deceased TTP militants as Shahzad Ali.

Violent (killing)
38
March 8

Manghopir / Gadap Town / Karachi / Sindh

Three TTP militants were shot dead and one Policeman was injured in retaliatory firing in Manghopir area of Gadap Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

Violent (killing)
39
March 9 Sector 10 / Surjani Town / Gadap Town / Karachi / Sindh

Four TTP militants, including 'chief' and deputy chief', were killed and three SFs were injured during an encounter conducted by Police and Rangers in Sector 10 of Surjani Town in Gadap Town of provincial capital Karachi.

Violent (killing)
40
March 9 Pakistan

According to authorities, the Islamic State (also known as Daish or Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -ISIS/IS), has significant presence in Pakistan through a website managed by terrorist group TTP. Amid confusion and a struggle to remove a legal lacuna to deal with cyber crime-related issues, relevant authorities have been reluctant to block the terrorist groups' propaganda website - which, according to security analysts, is being used as a launching pad for expansion into Pakistan by the Islamic State and al Qaeda.

Non-violent (report)
41
March 10 Shewa / Razaar / Swabi / KP

Four TTP militants and a Policeman, identified as Constable Said Muhammad, were killed, while six Policemen, including a DSP, sustained injuries in an exchange of fire that continued for more than three hours in Shewa village of Razaar tehsil in Swabi District of KP.

Violent (killing)
42
March 10 Abbottabad / KP

Files recovered from slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad (KP) reveal that the Prime Minister's brother, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, sought to strike a peace deal with the TTP through al Qaeda. The files were revealed in terror convict Abid Naseer's trial by a Brooklyn jury on March 4, 2015. One of the files is a letter written by Atiyah Abd al-Rahman (Mahmud), who was then the 'general manager' of al Qaeda, to Osama bin Laden (identified as Sheikh Abu Abdallah) in July 2010. The letter reveals a complicated nexus involving al Qaeda, TTP, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, and the ISI.

Non-violent (report)
43
March 11 Paracha Chowk / Kiamari Town / Karachi / Sindh

The CTD arrested two TTP militants after an exchange of fire near Hub River View Road Paracha Chowk in Kiamari Town of Karachi in Sindh.

Non-violent (Arrest)
44
March 12 Pakistan

The TTP splinter group JuA confirmed, that two of its key 'commanders', Maulana Shakeel Ahmed Haqqani, alias Qari Shakeel, and Dr Tariq Ali, alias Abu Obaidah al-Islamabadi, had been killed along with two other men in Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan. In a statement released, the group's 'spokesperson' Ehsanullah Ehsan blames the ISI for their deaths and he warned that the group will exact revenge. Maulana Haqqani was a key commander of JuA who the authorities blamed for high-profile attacks in Mohmand agency of FATA.

Non-violent (report)
45
March 12 Pakistan

The LI led by Mangal Bagh has merged itself into the TTP under a reorganization planned by militants. According to a statement issued by JuA 'spokesman' Ehsanullah Ehsan, the reorganized TTP would consist of members of his group, LI and the remaining of the TTP. The head of the new set-up was yet to be named, he added. The TTP disintegrated last year after a group led by Omar Khalid Khurasani based in Mohmand Agency revolted against Mullah Fazlullah and formed his own faction with the name of JuA.

Non-violent (report)
46
March 13 Kukikhel / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least 48 TTP and LI militants were killed and several others sustained injuries when PAF fighter aircraft targeted their hideouts in Kukikhel area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA. The sources said that Khajuri, Akakhel, Shalobar, Malikdinkhel, Kamarkhel, Qambarkhel and Sepah areas in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency had been cleared of militants.

Violent (killing)
47
March 15 Youhanabad / Lahore / Punjab

At least 15 persons, including 13 Christians and two Policemen, were killed and more than 70 were injured when two suicide bombers attacked two churches near Youhanabad neighbourhood in Lahore, sparking mob violence in which two other militants were killed. Youhanabad is home to more than 100,000 Christians, said officials. TTP-JuA claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (killing)
48
March 18

Kukikhel, Kamarkhel and Sepah / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least 44 militants were killed and several others sustained injuries when PAF fighter aircraft pounded their hideouts in Kukikhel, Kamarkhel and Sepah areas of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA. Official sources said that fighter aircraft targeted the hideouts of TTP and LI militants.

Violent (killing)
49
March 18

Kamangara / Nawagai / Bajaur Agency / FATA

An anti-polio worker was killed and another sustained injuries when gunmen opened fire on them in Kamangara area of Nawagai tehsil in Bajaur Agency of FATA. The source said that a worker identified as Roohullah was killed while Arifullah sustained injuries. The TTP claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (killing)
50
March 18

Yakatoot / Peshawar / KP

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

Violent (killing)
51
March 19

Sandapal, Takhtakai and Nari Baba / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

Twenty militants were killed and five others sustained injuries when the Army helicopters targeted their hideouts in Sandapal, Takhtakai and Nari Baba areas of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA. The sources said gunship helicopters targeted the hideouts of the TTP and LI.

Violent (killing)
52
March 19

Afghanistan

The TTP said a US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan had killed a senior commander who was a close associate of two of the group's former chiefs. "Commander Khawery Mehsud embraced martyrdom in a US drone strike, along with two others, in Afghan territory" near the border with Kurram Agency of Pakistan, said TTP 'spokesman' Muhammad Khurasani.

Violent (killing)
53
March 22

Dars Jumaat, Sandana, Takhtakai and Khyber Sangar / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

Twenty-four militants were killed and five others sustained injuries when Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft pounded the TTP and LI hideouts in Dars Jumaat, Sandana, Takhtakai and Khyber Sangar in Tirah Valley area of Khyber Agency in FATA.

Violent (killing)
54
March 22

Rawalkot / Poonch / PoK

Law Enforcing Agencies on a tip off raided the Rawalkot area of Poonch District in PoK and arrested TTP 'commander' Kashif Haneef.

Non-violent (Arrest)
55
March 23

Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

The TTP rejected reports that its 'chief' Mullah Fazlullah was killed in airstrikes and ground raids in Tirah Valley area of Khyber Agency in FATA. "It is a complete lie" TTP spokesperson Mohammad Khorasani said hours after reports of TTP chief's death arose in the media. "The reports concerning death of our chief are totally baseless and we reject all these claims," Khorasani said in an email sent to The Express Tribune. Khorasani added that only just three members of the TTP were killed in the strikes. He also claimed inflicting losses on the security forces.

The Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, said there were no confirmed reports of death of TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah in the ongoing operation in Tirah Valley. "The factual position will emerge in a day or two," he said while interacting with media persons.

Non-violent (report)
56
March 24

Wacha Wona, Surkas, Seekhkot and other areas / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least 15 militants were killed and several others sustained injuries when PAF fighter aircraft bombed the sanctuaries of the TTP and LI militants in Wacha Wona, Surkas, Seekhkot and other areas in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency in FATA.

Violent (killing)
57
March 24

Nasyan / Nangarhar / Afghanistan

A US drone strike in the Nasyan area of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, killed nine militants linked to the TTP in an area near to the border with the Pakistan's Khyber Agency. Pakistani security officials said the militants belonged to the LI, TTP and Abdullah Azzam Brigade group.

Violent (killing)
58
March 25

Kukikhel, Sepah, Kamarkhel and Shalobar / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least 30 militants were killed and several others sustained injuries when PAF fighter aircraft and helicopters pounded the bunkers of the TTP and LI militants in Kukikhel, Sepah, Kamarkhel and Shalobar areas in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency in FATA.

Violent (killing)
59
March 25

Kunar / Afghanistan

A US drone strike killed 11 TTP militants in Kunar Province of Afghanistan, including six or seven senior 'commanders', intelligence officials said, hours after a strike killed at least nine militants in the same area. Earlier, a drone strike killed nine militants in the Nazyan area of Nangarhar Province, to the south of Kunar.

Violent (killing)
60
March 25

Shah Lateef Town / Bin Qasim Town / Karachi / Sindh

Police arrested seven TTP militants in an operation in Shah Lateef Town of Bin Qasim Town in Karachi of Sindh.

Non-violent (Arrest)
61
March 25 Abaseen Market / Hayatabad Phase-III / Peshawar / KP

The TTP claimed responsibility for the killing of Lieutenant Colonel Tahir Azeem who was shot dead on March 29 at Abaseen Market in Hayatabad Phase-III area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. TTP 'spokesman' Mohammad Khorasani issued a statement claiming the responsibility.

Non-violent (claim)
62
March 27

Quaidabad / Bin Qasim Town / Karachi / Sindh

Two Policemen were killed and 14 others, including two civilians were injured when a bomb exploded targeting a Police van of the Sindh Police's Special Security Unit near Murghi Khana bus stop in Quaidabad area of Bin Qasim Town in Karachi of Sindh. TTP 'spokesman' Muhammad Khorasani claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (killing)
63
April 1

Sikandarabad / Jamshoro / Sindh

Jamshoro Police arrested three TTP militants belonging to Shaharyar faction, identified as Gul Zareen, Bahauddin and Shahuddin, during a raid conducted in Sikandarabad area of Jamshoro District in Sindh.

Non-violent (Arrest)
64
April 4

Nanno / South Waziristan Agency / FATA

At least two Pakistani soldiers were killed when an IED went off near a military vehicle in Nanno area of South Waziristan Agency of FATA. A local 'spokesman' for the banned TTP, Azam Tariq Mahsud, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
65
April 6

Tor Thoot / Kurram Agency / FATA

Two TTP militants, including commander Mullakhel, were killed in an inter-group clash with unidentified militants in Tor Thoot area of Kurram Agency in FATA.

Violent (Killing)
66
April 6

Badan / Mamond / Bajaur Agency / FATA

A Levies Official, identified as Sultan Bakht, was killed in a targeted IED blast while he was on his way to Government High School in Badan area of Mamond in Bajaur Agency. TTP claimed responsibility for the attack, revealing that it had appointed a new head and 'deputy' head for its Bajaur Chapter.

Violent (Killing)
67
April 7

Pakistan

The UNSC slapped sanctions on TTP 'chief' Mullah Fazlullah (40) for perpetrating and financing terror acts. Fazlullah was added to the UNSC al Qaeda Sanctions list and will now be subject to assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo. The Security Council Committee approved Fazlullah's entry to its al Qaeda Sanctions List of individuals and entities for "participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing, or perpetrating of acts or activities of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan."

Non-violent (sanction)
68
April 8

Tapo / Kiamari Town / Karachi / Sindh

At least five TTP militants of Ilyas Kahsmiri faction, including its Karachi 'chief', identified as Umar alias Moon, were killed and two Rangers personnel were injured in an encounter with Sindh Rangers in Tapo area of Kiamari Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
69
April 8

Faridi / FR Peshawar / FATA

A TTP militant was killed in an exchange of fire with Security Forces in Faridi area of FR Peshawar in FATA.

Violent (Killing)
70
April 9

Kandaw and Kandu Ghaibi / Kukikhel / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least 16 suspected militants were killed and at least 10 others were injured when helicopter gunships pounded militant hideouts in Kandaw and Kandu Ghaibi areas of Kukikhel in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency in FATA.

Violent (Killing)
71
April 9

Mehraban Kalley, Thor Darra and Wochay Wany / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

Seven TTP militants were killed and two others were injured in other air strikes in Mehraban Kalley, Thor Darra and Wochay Wany areas of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency in FATA. The air strikes destroyed four sanctuaries of TTP militants, officials said.

Violent (Killing)
72
April 9

Lorry / Lahore / Punjab

The CIA arrested a TTP militant and 'commander' of HuM, identified as Hafiz Sanaullah alias Qari Zarar, who is accused of abducting Colonel Imam, a retired officer of the ISI and squadron leader (retired) Khalid Khawaja in 2009 from Lorry area of provincial capital Lahore.

Non-violent (Arrest)
73
April 10

Peshawar / KP

The Peshawar High Court refused bail to six terror suspects belonging to the TTP charged with attacks on Security Forces. A single bench of Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth dismissed the writ petition of the six terror suspects. Five of the accused were identified as Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Jaseem, Ishaq, Nosherawan and Umar Faraz. They hail from Hangu.

Non-violent (Bail rejected)
74
April 12

Shawal valley / North Waziristan Agency / FATA

A US drone strike killed at least four TTP militants in Shawal valley of North Waziristan Agency in FATA.

Violent (Killing)
75
April 18

Afghan Basti / Super Highway / / Sindh

Six TTP militants were killed in an encounter in the Afghan Basti near the Super Highway in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
76
April 21 Pakistan

The TTP claimed to have successfully test fired its first 'indigenously developed' missile named as 'Omar-1'. To justify its claim, the TTP has issued a statement and posted a video demonstrating the launch of missile.

Non-violent (claim)
77
April 25 Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

Nine suspected militants were killed in air strikes in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency in FATA. An ISPR statement said jets bombed hideouts of the TTP, and LI in Kanu Gharaibi, Pathai, Baagh, Rajgal, Jhrandy and Nakai areas of Kukikhel and Malakdin Khel.

Violent (Killing)
78
April 26 Phase-II / DHA in Karachi / Sindh

The TTP claimed that they are not involved in the brutal murder of rights activist Sabeen Mahmud on April 24 in the Phase-II area of DHA in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

Non-violent (claim)
79
April 28

Loni Road / Kulachi / Dera Ismail Khan / KP

One security official succumbed to his injuries in the roadside IED explosion in Loni Road area of Kulachi tehsil in Dera Ismail Khan District of KP on April 27, in which five SF personnel were injured. The TTP claimed responsibility for IED blast. In a statement released by TTP 'spokesman' Muhammad Khorasani, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Non-violent (claim)
80
April 29

Youhanabad / Lahore / Punjab

The Intelligence Agencies personnel arrested four militants belonging to Mohmand Agency Chapter of TTP, identified as Mir Khan, Abdul Rehman, Zarab Khan and Ameer Khan, and recovered suicide jackets, huge cache of modern weaponry and explosive material from their possession during a crackdown in Youhanabad area of provincial capital Lahore.

Non-violent (Arrest)
81
April 30

Tirah valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

Five soldiers, a captain among them, and 27 militants were killed in clashes in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency in FATA. According to security sources, soldiers were entering militants' strongholds when an intense ground battle took place. All these areas had been under the control of Tariq Afridi group of the banned TTP since 2010.

Violent (Killing)
82
April 30

Swat / KP

An ATC jailed 10 persons for 25 years each on April 30 for involvement in the October 9, 2012 shooting of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, targeted for her campaign against TTP efforts to deny girls education. "Judge Amin Kundi in his verdict gave 25 years jail to all of these people," said a court official in Swat, where the 10 were convicted by ATC. They were the first convictions for the attack.

Non-violent (Sentence)
83
May 1

Nawagai / Bajaur Agency / FATA

A peace committee member was killed in an IED blast in Nawagai tehsil of Bajaur Agency. The JuA a faction of the TTP claimed responsibility for the killing.

Violent (Killing)
84
May 1

Gulshan-e-Hadeed / Karachi / Sindh

A DSP, Abdul Fateh Sanghri (55), and two constables, serving as his security guard and driver, were shot dead in Gulshan-e-Hadeed area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. The TTP claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
85
May 5

Punjab / Pakistan / Afghanistan

One Punjabi Taliban leader, Qari Matiur Rehman, closely linked to al Qaeda, held a meeting with the 'chief' of TTP Mullah Fazlullah and announced allegiance to him, an unnamed source revealed. The sources claim that Rehman remained a close aide and a logistics provider of Ayman al-Zawahiri, the current 'chief' of al Qaeda, whenever he travels.

Non-violent (Allegiance)
86
May 8

Naltar / Gilgit / Gilgit-Baltistan

TTP militants claimed that they brought down the military's MI-17 helicopter carrying diplomats to inspect a tourism project in Naltar area of Gilgit in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Non-violent (claim)
87
May 10

Darra Adamkhel / Kohat / KP , Orakzai Agency / FATA

An unnamed senior Army Officer said that the military has destroyed all the command and control centres of TTP in Darra Adamkhel in Kohat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and adjoining Orakzai Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas. He said that the law and order situation had gradually improved during the last few years and it was much better these days. He said that there was negligible threat to the public and military now.

Non-violent (Statement)
88
May 13

Mashpangai / Shakai / SWA / FATA

Three security personnel were killed when TTP militants attacked a security check post in Mashpangai area of Shakai tehsil in South Waziristan Agency of FATA. Five militants were also killed in retaliatory firing.

Violent (Killing)
89
May 15

Wareka Mandi / Shawal / NWA / FATA

Air Force aerial strikes killed at least 17 militants in the areas bordering Afghanistan in the Wareka Mandi area of Shawal tehsil in NWA of FATA. The official said that the killed militants included Uzbek and Afghan nationals and cadres of the TTP.

Violent (Killing)
90
May 15

Karikote / Wana / SWA / FATA

TTP militants attacked a group of youths celebrating their victory in a cricket match in Karikote village near Wana town of SWA in FATA, killing one of them and injuring five.

Violent (Killing)
91
May 20 Peshawar / KP

Bahadur Khan, the DSP belonging to the CTD of Peshawar Police, was shot dead by TTP militants near Anam Sanam chowk in Gulbahar area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Muhammad Khorasani, TTP 'spokesperson', claimed the responsibility of the killing.

Violent (Killing)
92
May 24 SWA / FATA

Three TTP militants were killed while others managed to escape after during an exchange of fire with SFs in South Waziristan Agency of FATA.

Violent (Killing)
93
May 24 DI Khan / KP

A militant video was released on May 24 showed that a Chinese tourist, Hong Xudong, kidnapped by TTP militants from Daraban town in Dera Ismail Khan District on May 19, 2014, asked his Government to help for his release.

Non-Violent (video release)
94
May 31

Gujranwala / Punjab

PML-N MPA Rana Shamshad, his son, Ahmed, and a party worker, Shakir, were shot dead, while his nephew, Ali Ashfaq, was injured in a targeted attack in Kamoki area of Gujranwala District. TTP claimed responsibility for the attack. "In Kamonki area of Gujranwala, our special force STF successfully targeted the PML-N MPA Rana Shamshad and his son and then managed to disappear. After the decision by three groups of Punjabi Taliban to join the TTP, it has become stronger in Punjab and has accelerated its activities there," TTP 'spokesman' Mohammad Khurasani said.

Violent (Killing)
95
June 9

Shah Latif Town / Karachi / Sindh

A Shia DSP Majeed Abbasi was killed when militants belonging to Swat Chapter of TTP opened fire at his vehicle in Shah Latif Town of Karachi in Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
96
June 17

Shawal / NWA / FATA

As many as 25 militants including three key commanders were killed in clashes with SFs in Shawal tehsil area of NWA in FATA. Sources said the ground operation was carried out in Shawal area where three militant commanders of the TTP were also eliminated. The three commanders were identified as Amirullah, Fatehullah and Yasin.

Violent (Killing)
97
June 19

Kukikhel / Tirah Valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least 20 militants, including key 'commanders', were killed and 18 others were wounded when Pakistani jet fighters pounded the hideouts of TTP and LI militants in Kukikhel area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency of FATA.

Violent (Killing)
98
June 23 Ziarat / Balochistan

A local 'commander' of TTP, identified as Syed Alam Shah, surrendered in Ziarat District of Balochistan.

Non-violent (Arrest)
99
June 23 Iqbal Park / Lahore / Punjab

The Minar-e-Pakistan located in Iqbal Park of Lahore District remained off limits to visitors over a terrorism threat by the TTP. A Police contingent cordoned off the monument. Pakistan Rangers also patrolled the premises. Barbed wire has been placed on both sides of the newly-installed steel fence around the monument. More than 20 Policemen, including four snipers, have been deputed at the site since June 8, 2015.

Non-violent (Threat)
100
June 26 Karachi / Sindh

In the wake of the heat-wave and incessant load-shedding in Karachi, TTP 'spokesperson', Muhammad Khorasani said, "The TTP holds the greedy K-Electric responsible for the ruthless power load-shedding". He further warned the K-Electric to end load-shedding or else face action in the interests of the oppressed people of Pakistan. Khorasani also expressed "solidarity" with the people of the provincial capital. "We express solidarity with the people of Karachi over the human tragedy," he said.

Non-violent (statement)
101
June 30

Rawalpindi / Punjab

The ATC No-II, Rawalpindi, awarded eight-time death sentences to three TTP militants involved in an attack on the NATO supply convoys on October 3, 2010 that had killed four people. They were identified as Afraz-ur-Rehman, Ali Imran and Wajih-ur-Rehman. The court has also awarded life sentences with fines of millions of rupees to each.

Non-violent (Death sentence)
102
July 2

Bajaur Agency / FATA

The TTP claimed responsibility for the killing of Malik Said Agha Jan, a member of the peace committee in Bajaur Agency of FATA who was targeted by armed men.

Non-violent (claim)
103
July 5

Dattakhel / NWA / FATA

12 militants and four soldiers killed were killed in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan Agency in FATA. The TTP claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
104
July 5

Ladha / SWA / FATA

Militants opened fire on a security checkpoint in the Ladha subdivision of South Waziristan Agency in FATA, killing two soldiers and injuring three others. Azam Tariq, spokesman for a splinter group of the TTP led by Khan Said Sajna, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
105 July 8 Achin / Nangarhar / Afghanistan

Maulvi Shahidullah Shahid, a former TTP spokesman and the first to pledge allegiance to Daesh in Afghanistan, was killed along with 25 others in a drone strike in Achin District of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan. Shahid, who was the leader of Daesh for the Khorasan province - a state Daesh announced for the region - was killed in the drone strike, in which deputy commander of Daesh Gul Zaman, his deputy Jahanyar and 23 others were also killed, said the NDS.

Violent (Killing)
106 July 8 Achin / Nangarhar / Afghanistan

A former senior commander of TTP Gul Zaman has been killed in a US drone strike in Achin District of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan. Sources said Gul Zaman, who was the deputy head of the TTP for Orakzai Agency before joining the Islamic State group, was killed along with several other militants in Achin.

Violent (Killing)
107 July 8 Nawan Killi / Quetta / Balochistan

Security Forces arrested four TTP militants from Nawan Killi area of provincial capital Quetta. Official sources said the arrested militants were wanted in criminal cases, including explosions and target killings. "They belonged to the banned TTP's Sajna group," a spokesman for the FC said, adding, "They were planning to carry out subversive activities in and around Quetta."

Non-violent (Arrest)
108 July 10 Maripur / Kiamari Town / Karachi / Sindh

Police claimed to have arrested seven suspected militants belonging to TTP from Maripur area of Kiamari Town in provincial capital Karachi. "The Anti-Extremism Cell (AEC) of the Counterterrorism Department of Police arrested local TTP 'commander 'Haji Sher Muhammad along with his six associates in Maripur," said AEC official Ali Raza.

Non-violent (Arrest)
109 July 13 Swat / KP

An ATC in Swat District sentenced three accused men to 58 years in prison for their involvement in militant activities during TTP rule in the Valley. Swat Police spokesperson Muhammad Rehman said, "The convicts have been identified as Waheedullah, Hassan Khan and Muhammad Karim," adding, "The men were arrested in a raid carried out during 2014 by Law-Enforcement Agencies. Two of the three suspects belonged to Afghanistan." The spokesperson explained the men were wanted in multiple cases of bombing government installations.

Non-violent (Jail Sentence)
110 July 23

Kuchlak / Quetta / Balochistan

Security and intelligence officials arrested nine TTP militants following a shootout in the Kuchlak area of provincial capital Quetta.

Non-violent (Arrest)
111 July 23

Karachi / Sindh

An ATC in Karachi sentenced a TTP suspect, Ammaduddin, to 14 years in prison after convicting him of taking extortion from a vegetable trader. According to the prosecution, Ammaduddin was caught 'red-handed' in January 2014 after he collected protection money from the complainant, Khameeso, who is a middleman at the city's fruit and vegetable wholesale market. He was accompanied by two of his accomplices, who managed to flee, when Police surrounded them off at the crime scene.

Non-violent (sentenced)
112 July 29

Zia Colony / Orangi Town / Karachi / Sindh

Police killed five TTP militants in a shootout during checking in Zia Colony of Orangi Town in provincial capital Karachi.

Violent (Killing)
113 July 30

Khyber Agency / FATA

SFs arrested five TTP cadres in Khyber Agency of FATA. According to security sources, the arrested militants were wanted in criminal cases, including attacks on security check posts and installations. A suspected TTP commander from Khyber Agency, Ababel, was also amongst those arrested. He was also allegedly involved in multiple attacks on SFs in the area.

Non-violent (Arrest)
114 August 1

Ghundi / Jamrud / Khyber Agency / FATA

SFs during a joint raid conducted by Swat Scouts and Khasadar force arrested TTP 'commander' Umar Khan Maki Khel from a house in Ghundi area of Jamrud town in Khyber Agency of FATA.

Non-violent (Arrest)
115 August 4

Ghundi / Jamrud / Khyber Agency / FATA

Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada said that the Police arrested five TTP militants for their involvement in the twin suicide attacks that targeted two Churches in Youhanabad area of Lahore District on March, 14, 2015.

Non-violent (Arrest)
116 August 6

Abdul Haque Jamali / Shaheed Benazirabad / Sindh

At least one Policeman, identified as Abdul Qayyum Rajput (50), was killed and another, identified as Abdul Fatah (32), was injured when unidentified militants attacked on Abdul Haque Jamali Police check post in Shaheed Benazirabad District (also known as Nawabshah District). The TTP in an email claimed responsibility for the attack on the Nawabshah check post.

Violent (Killing)
117 August 9

Dalbandin / Chagai / Balochistan

SFs arrested seven TTP militants during a search operation in Dalbandin city of Chagai District in Balochistan.

Non-violent (Arrest)
118 August 10 Kalaya / Orakzai Agency / FATA

TTP 'commander' Razman Shah and eleven other militants surrendered to SFs in the Kalaya area of Orakzai Agency in FATA. Razman Shah is believed to be an important commander of Orakzai chapter of TTP.

Non-violent (Surrender)
119 August 12 Karachi / Sindh

SFs in an intelligence-based operation busted a foreign sponsored terrorist gang and foiled its bid to sabotage the Independence Day celebrations in Karachi. The ISPR said some high value targets, including the TTP Swat Chapter Naib Ameer in Karachi, Bakht Zaman, was arrested during the operation.

Non-violent (Arrest)
120 August 16 Shadi Khan / Attock / Punjab

A TTP-affiliated militant group, LI claimed responsibility for the suicide attack on Punjab Home Minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada in the village of Shadi Khan in Attock District of Punjab and said it was retaliation for military operations against them in Khyber Agency. However it was unclear if LI had actually carried out the attack or was just taking credit for it.

Violent (Suicide attack)
121 August 20

Killa Abdullah Bazar / Killa Abdullah / Balochistan

A TTP was arrested during a raid carried out in the main Killa Abdullah Bazar of Killa Abdullah District in Balochistan.

Non-violent (Arrest)
122 August 23

Kakal / Zhob / Balochistan

Four TTP militants were arrested and their two hideouts destroyed during a search operation conducted by FC in Kakal area of Zhob District in Balochistan.

Non-violent (Arrest)
123 August 23

Karachi / Sindh

The CTD arrested TTP-Khan Zaman faction in separate raids conducted in Karachi. According to CTD sources, in a raid conducted in SITE Town, five suspected militants, identified as Naimatullah, Abdullah Jan, Sher Wali, Saeedullah and Samiullah, were arrested. According to security sources, all of them belong to Khan Zaman faction of TTP operating in Karachi.

Non-violent (Arrest)
124 August 24 Swat / KP

Two 'commanders' of the TTP Swat chapter have died of illness in the custody of the SFs on an unspecified date in 2014. The sources said that Muslim Khan and Mehmood Khan were arrested in 2010. Four to five important TTP figures were arrested on the occasion and Muslim Khan and Mehmood Khan were among them. Muslim Khan was spokesman for the TTP in Swat. Mehmood Khan was one of the TTP negotiators in Swat and had good contacts with Government officials.

Violent (death)
125 August 24 Chardara / of Kunduz / Afghanistan

The 'chief' of Jundullah, an anti-Shia splinter group of TTP, Qari Ghulam Hazrat alias Abu Huzaifa, was killed along with his three 'commanders' in an airstrike in Chardara District of Kunduz Province.

Violent (Killing)
126 August 25 Mishti Chappri / Orakzai Agency / FATA

Two high-profile `terrorists' belonging to the TTP were arrested and three camps were destroyed in Mishti Chappri area of Orakzai Agency in FATA.

Non-violent (Arrest)
127 August 25 Zhob / Balochistan

Four TTP militants were arrested during a raid on their hideout in Zhob District of Balochistan. "Security Forces have recently killed and arrested several members of the TTP who came to Zhob and Loralai areas after the launch of Zarb-e-Azb operation in North Waziristan," said an unnamed a security official.

Non-violent (Arrest)
128 August 26 Jhal Magsi and Quetta // Balochistan

TTP 'spokesperson' Muhammad Khurasani claimed responsibility for the August 25, 2015, killings of one Levies official in Jhal Magsi District and an Assistant Sub-Inspector in Quetta.

Non-violent (claim)
129 August 26 Karachi / Sindh

TTP 'spokesperson' Muhammad Khurasani claimed responsibility for several attacks on the SFs in Ittehad Town of Baldia Town, Ayesha Manzil in Gulberg Town, Korangi Town and Malir Town. He said that the 'Special Task Force' of the TTP killed five spies of the Police and the security forces in these areas of Karachi.

Non-violent (claim)
130 August 26 Nano / SWA / FATA

Two soldiers were killed and another injured in an IED attack targeting their military convoy in Nano area of South Waziristan Agency of FATA. TTP - Mehsud faction's 'spokesman', Azam Tariq, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
131 August 27 Chamarkand / Bajaur Agency / FATA

A pro-government tribal elder, identified as Malik Gul Rahim, was killed in an IED blast in Chamarkand tehsil of Bajaur Agency in FATA. TTP claimed the responsibility for the attack in a statement issued by its 'spokesman' Khalid Khurasani.

Violent (Killing)
132 August 30 Mushti bazaar / Orakzai Agency / FATA

The SFs arrested three TTP militants during search operation at Mushti bazaar in Orakzai Agency of FATA. The SFs launched search operation in Mushti bazaar and arrested three militants identified as Mullah Jan, Noorul Amin and an Afghan national Hayat Khan.

Non-violent (Arrest)
133 August 31

Ittehad Town / Baldia Town / Karachi / Sindh

Two TTP militants, identified as Sajid and Mohammed Zafar, were shot dead during an operation conducted by CTD in Ramazan Goth area of Ittehad Town in Baldia Town of Karachi in Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
134 September 1

Jamrud / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least six persons, including one Khasadar personnel, were killed and 56 others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of Political Agent office in the Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency in FATA. TTP spokesman Mohammad Khorasani asserted responsibility for the suicide attack and said those officials tasked to implement the Government's National Action Plan were the target. He said the attack was carried out by the TTP's special martyrdom unit.

Violent (Killing)
135 September 6

Gwal Ismail Zai / Zhob / Balochistan

Security Agencies arrested two TTP 'commanders' during a raid conducted in Gwal Ismail Zai area of Zhob District in Balochistan.

Non-violent (Arrest)
136 September 6

Orangi Town / Karachi / Sindh

Peerabad Police claimed to have arrested Sindh Chapter 'chief' of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan-Swat, identified as Hafiz Idrees, along with two of his accomplices during a targeted raid in Orangi Town of Karachi in Sindh.

Non-violent (Arrest)
137
September 11

Ghuz Garh / Orakzai Agency / FATA

A bullet-riddled dead body of TTP militant, identified as Khani, was found dumped in a seasonal stream in Ghuz Garh area of Orakzai Agency in FATA.

Violent (Killing)
138
September 13

Lalpura / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least four TTP militants, including commander Habib, were killed in a drone strike in Lalpura near Pak-Afghan border in Khyber Agency of FATA.

Violent (Killing)
139
September 13

Khaisoor / Tiarza / SWA / FATA

Two security personnel, Iqbal and Bakhtiar, were killed when TTP militants attacked them while they were fetching water from a spring in Khaisoor area of Tiarza tehsil in SWA of FATA.

Violent (Killing)
140
September 18

Inqalab road / Badaber / Peshawar / KP

At least 43 persons, including 14 terrorists, were killed as the PAF camp at Inqalab road in Badaber area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, came under attack of TTP in the early morning.

Violent (Killing)
141
September 19

Tirah valley / Khyber Agency / FATA

At least 15 suspected militants were killed and several others were injured as military planes pounded terrorist hideouts in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency in FATA. Security officials said that air strikes were conducted on the hideouts of militants belonging to the banned TTP and LeI.

Violent (Killing)
142
September 23

Takhtikhel /Naurang / Lakki Marwat / KP

An important commander of TTP, Gul Rauf, was killed during a Police operation in Takhtikhel under Naurang Police Station in Lakki Marwat District of KP. KP Police spokesman in a statement said Gul Rauf was an important commander of TTP who was wanted to the Police after he escaped from the Bannu jail in April 2012. He carried PKR two million head bounty. He was wanted by the Police in over 30 bomb explosions, murder, dacoities, kidnappings for ransom and robbery related cases.

Violent (Killing)
143
October 4 NWA / FATA

The TTP hanged a military intelligence officer in retaliation for recent executions of militants by Government, the militant group said in videos released. In the first video, a man identifies himself as Bashir Ahmad Khan, originally from the 19th Army air defence unit and later recruited by Pakistan's military intelligence agency, the ISI.

Violent (Killing)
144 October 4 Gujrat / Mardan / KP

The Police killed a local commander of TTP, Idadullah alias Farooq Alam, during an encounter in Gujrat village of Mardan District of KP.

Violent (Killing)
145 October 15

Jorian / Dhamial Base / Rawalpindi

Three terrorists, including two women, and one Police commando were killed during an intelligence based operation against terrorists in Jorian village near the Dhamial Base in Rawalpindi District. One of the injured terrorists was a 'commander' of the TTP and was planning a terrorist attack during Muharram in Rawalpindi.

Violent (Killing)
146 October 23

Aman Chowk / Swabi / KP

The TTP militants shot dead two traffic Policemen at Aman Chowk of Swabi town in Swabi District of KP. TTP has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
147 November 12

Manghopir / Gadap Town / Karachi / Sindh

Six suspected militants were killed in a Police encounter at a hideout of militants in Manghopir area of Gadap Town in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. Quoting an intelligence report, SSP Rao Anwar said, "They had come from Swat to carry out major terror acts in the provincial capital." Two of the deceased were identified as Haider Ali, 'commander' of TTP, while the other was identified as Abdullah. Police claimed to have seized a large quantity of explosive material, arms and ammunition from their custody.

Violent (Killing)
148 November 22

Warghara / Tiarza / SWA / FATA

Three security personnel were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Warghara area of Tiarza tehsil in South Waziristan Agency of FATA. Intelligence sources said the personnel were patrolling the area when an improvised explosive device placed by the road exploded. TTP claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violent (Killing)
149 November 22

Baldia Town / Karachi / Sindh

Law enforcement agencies detained 150 suspects, including six suspected terrorists of TTP, during targeted raids and door-to-door search operations in different parts of Baldia Town in Karachi of Sindh.

Non-violent (Arrest)
150 November 24

Damma / Afghanistan

Twelve terrorists, including the commander of the TTP, Khan Said Sajna, have been killed in a drone strike in Damma area of Afghanistan. According to sources, Naeem Kochi and Kifayat Kochi were also among the terrorists killed in the drone strike. Sources said that over twenty terrorists also sustained injuries in the attack.

Violent (Killing)
151 November 30

Killa Saifulla / Balochistan

SFs arrested three militants belonging to TTP, from Killa Saifulla District. The militants are accused of targeting SFs in North Balochistan.

Non-violent (Arrest)
152 December 3

Gul Mohammad Lane / Lyari Town / Karachi / Sindh

Rangers killed three terrorists, including two militants of TTP, identified as Hazrat Bilal, Siraj Gul and Umer Rana, in Gul Mohammad Lane, Lyari Town of Karachi, capital of Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
153 December 10 Paktia province / Afghanistan

Afghan Security Forces killed a key commander of TTP, Saeed Duar alias Aryana, and arrested his 15 accomplices in a raid carried out near Pak-Afghan border in Paktia province of Afghanistan.

Violent (Killing)
154 December 12 Main Chowk / Brewery Road / Quetta / Balochistan

One FC soldier was killed and four others wounded including a passerby when an IED exploded at a paramilitary checkpoint at Main Chowk on Brewery Road in Quetta. Earlier it was reported that five persons, including a child, were killed. TTP claimed responsibility for the attack on FC personnel.

Violent (Killing)
155 December 12 Sohrab Goth / Gadap Town / Karachi / Sindh

Two TTP militants were killed in a Police encounter in Sohrab Goth area of Gadap Town in Karachi of Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
156 December 12 DHA / Karachi / Sindh

A retired Major of the Pakistan Army, identified as Ahsan Raza (52), was shot dead in DHA area of Karachi in Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
157 December 12 Faqirabad / Peshawar / KP

DSP Jandad Khan, of the CTD, was shot at and injured in Faqirabad area of Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP. TTP claimed responsibility for the attack on the DSP.

Violent (Injury)
158 December 13 Aghbarg / Ziarat / Balochistan

Frontier Corps personnel arrested five suspected TTP militants during a search operation in Aghbarg area in Ziarat District of Balochistan.

Non-violent (Arrest)
159 December 19 Pakistan

TTP rejected Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's claim to be the global leader of all Muslims. The TTP's statement comes after a similar rejection by the Afghan Taliban following pledges of allegiance from low-level commanders of both Islamist movements to the Middle East-based IS. "Baghdadi is not Khalifa (caliph) because in Islam, Khalifa means that he has command over all the Muslim world, while Baghdadi has no such command he has command over a specific people and territory," the Pakistan Taliban said in a statement. "Baghdadi is not a Islamic Khalifa because his selection is not according to Islamic rules," the statement said, adding that the IS leader had little control in Muslim countries like Egypt, Libya, Yemen and Afghanistan.

Non-violent (statement)
160 December 23 Wador / Saddar / Dera Ghazi Khan / Punjab

Five TTP militants were killed during an 'encounter' with personnel of the CTD and Police near the Wador within the jurisdiction of Saddar Police Station in Dera Ghazi Khan District of Punjab.

Violent (Killing)
161 December 27 Orangi Town / Karachi / Sindh

The Mominabad Police shot dead TTP-Swat Chapter militant, Naqeebar Khan (27) son of Abdul Haq, in an encounter in Orangi Town of Karachi in Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
162 December 29 Mardan / KP

At least 26 people were killed and 50 others injured as a suicide bomber exploded himself near a NADRA office located on the link road in Mardan town of same District in KP. TTP splinter group JuA claimed the responsibility for the attack. In an email sent to media by their 'spokesman', Ehsanullah Ehsan, reads, "NADRA is an integral part of the State and any such targets that directly or indirectly work for the State will be our target."

Violent (Killing)
163 December 29

Pakistan

TTP released its first annual report, claiming that in 2015 the TTP carried out 73 target killings, 12 ambush attacks, 10 raids, 19 IED blasts, five suicide attacks, 17 missile attacks and shot down two helicopters, and claims it killed some 686 people in 2015.

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