Violence in Pakistan 2006–09

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This is a list of violent incidents in Pakistan from 2006 to 2009. Violence increased in 2006, in part because the US/NATO strategy from 2005 of attacking the Taliban in their stronghold in South Afghanistan (including Helmand), lead to incidents on the Pakistani side of the border.


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10px1 2006 Jan. 13 Twuav 13 02.jpeg Bajour 18
Main article: Damadola airstrike
The official number of dead was 18, including eight men, five women and five children, but other reports indicate that as many as 25 people were killed. Fourteen of the dead were said to be from the same family.[1]
1 25 Landmine Dera Bugti District, Balochistan <6' 5 A bus ran over a landmine.[2]
2 Feb. 5 Suicidal Kolpur, Kachi District, Balochistan 13 18 A blast on board a Lahore-bound bus en route from Quetta. Among the dead were three army personnel. No groups claimed of responsibility for the attack.[3]
3 9 Sectarian Pakistan and Afghanistan 36 100 Sectarian violence marred the holiest day of the Shiite calendar. The violence erupted with a suspected suicide attack on Shiites in Hangu, in the northwestern part of the country, as they celebrated Day of Ashura.[4]
4 March 2 Suicidal near the US Consulate in Karachi 4 A powerful car bomb attack in the high security zone. Among the killed was a killed was a US diplomat, a day before President George W. Bush was to reach Pakistan.[5]
5 10 Landmine Dera Bugti District, Balochistan <26 Mostly women and children were killed in after their bus hit a landmine. Both tribal rebels and security forces planted land mines in the area.[6]
6 April 11 Suicidal Nishtar Park, Karachi 57 <80
Main article: Nishtar Park bombing
A bomb explosion at a religious gathering celebrating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Among the dead were Sunni scholars.[7][8]
7 June 12 Suicidal Hotel in Quetta <5 17 [9]
8 15 Gun attack Karachi 5 0 Unidentified gunmen killed a senior prison official Amanullah Khan Niazi and four others.[10]
9 16 Gun attack Khoga Chiri village in Orakzai Agency 4 Two female teachers and two children were shot dead.[11]
10 July 14 Suicidal Abbas Town 2 Allama Hassan Turabi, a Shiite religious scholar and chief of Tehrik-e-Jafaria Pakistan, and his 12-year-old nephew were killed in a suicide attack near his residence. The suicide bomber was later identified as Abdul Karim, a Bangladeshi-speaking, resident of a shantytown in the central city area of Karachi.[12]
11 Aug. 26 Battle Balochistan <36 Tribal leader Nawab Akbar Bugti was killed in a battle between tribal militants and government forces. At least five soldiers and at least 30 rebels are thought to have died too.[13]
12 26-31 Riots Marriott hotel, Islamabad 6 Dozens Akbar Bugti's killing sparked five days of rioting and the arrest of 700 people.[14]
13 Sept. 8 Bomb Rakhni bazaar area of Barkhan District, Balochistan| <6 17 [15]
14 Oct. 6 Sectarian Orakzai Agency 17 5 Fighting between Sunni and Shia Muslims over a dispute over ownership of the shrine to 18th Century figure Syed Amir Anwar Shah shrine.[16]
15 20 Bomb Peshawar 6 21 The attack happened in a busy shopping district.[17]
10px2 Oct. 30 Twuav 13 02.jpeg Chenagai, Bajour 80
Main article: Chenagai airstrike
Between 70 and 80 were killed, when a madrassa school was hit by four to five missiles. The school was filled with local students who had resumed studies after the Eid ul-Fitr holiday.[18]
16 Nov. 8 Suicidal Dargai 42 20 All the victims were from the Pakistani Army. The attack was apparently retaliation for the Chenagai airstrike which killed 80 people in the same Bajaur region in the previous month.[19]
17 2007 Jan. 15 Bomb Jalozai refugee camp 4 5 The powerful blast destroyed a mud-house.[20]
18 26 Suicidal Marriott hotel, Islamabad 2 5 The bomber and a security guard were killed in the blast.[21]
8px19 27 Suicidal Shiite mosque in Peshawar 42 60 Among the victims were Chief of Peshawar City Police Malik Saad. About 2,000 Shiite Muslims were in and around the mosque, police said.[22]
20 Feb. 6 Suicidal Miranshah, North Waziristan 5 A suicide bomber detonated his explosives in a parking area outside Islamabad International Airport.[23]
21 17 Suicidal Inside a courtroom in Quetta, Balochistan 15 24 A suicide bomber blew himself up.[24]
22 20 Assassination Gujranwala 1 'Punjab Minister for social welfare Zil-e-Huma Usman was shot and killed. Her assassin, Mohammed Sarwar, was reported to have been motivated by her refusal to abide by the Islamic code of dress and a dislike for the involvement of women in political affairs.[25]
23 March 19-22 Clashes Waziristan region 135 Clashes between pro-government forces under Maulvi Nazir and Al-Qaeda remnants. A ceasefire is declared after four days of fighting enforced by officials from both sides.[26]
24 April 10-11 Sectarian different areas of the Kurram Agency 35 'Scores' 'Heavy fighting between rival Shia and Sunni[27]
3 26 Twuav 13 02.jpeg Saidgi village in North Waziristan 4 [28]
25 28 Assassination attempt Place? 23 27 Aftab Ahmad Sherpao, who is the Interior minister that killed 28 people in Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the target. This time again an attempt on a high-ranking officer of Pakistani government was unsuccessful.[29]
8px26 May 12 Riots Karachi 50 Hundreds
Main article: 2007 Karachi riots
Party workers of opposing parties; MQM, ANP and PPP clash. The riots started when rival political rallies take the same route amid lawyers protests for restoration of Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry as the Chief Justice of Supreme Court.
27 15 Suicidal The Marhaba hotel, Peshawar <24 30 The hotel is popular with Afghans in Peshawar, where militants opposed to government support for the United States, peviously have launched attacks.[30]
28 June 2 Roadside bomb Dara Khwar, Bajaur Agency 5 'A tribal chief, a political tehsildar and a journalist were killed.[31]
29 8 Bomb Hub, Balochistan 3 7 A bomb exploded on a bus. The coach was heading from Lasbela to Karachi.[32]
4 19 Twuav 13 02.jpeg Datakhel area of North Waziristan <22 10 A missile hit a cluster of compounds.[33]
5 23 18 artillery shells and six missiles Mangrotai area of the North Waziristan 11 10 The ordnance, fired from Afghanistan, hit residential compounds and a hotel. The dead included two children and a woman.[34]
10px1 July 3-11 Confrontation Lal Masjid, Islamabad 95 44
Main article: Siege of Lal Masjid
A confrontation between Islamic militants and the government of Pakistan, centered around the Lal Masjid ("Red Mosque") and Jamia Hafsa madrasah complex in Islamabad.
30 6 Assassination attempt Rawalpindi President General Pervez Musharraf escaped yet another attempt on his life when around 36 rounds fired at his aircraft from a submachine gun.[35] In another incident, four Pakistan Army troops, including a major and a lieutenant, were killed in an improvised explosive device attack on a military convoy in Dir District – a stronghold of the Jamaat-e-Islami and the banned Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi.[36]
31 8 Gun attack Near Peshawar 3 1 Unidentified gunmen killed three Chinese workers and wounded another in what Pakistani officials said was a terrorist attack apparently linked to the bloody siege of militants at an Islamabad mosque.[37]
32 12 Suicidal (2), blast
& Rocket attack
Three tribal regions and Swat District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 7 28 Three police officers among the dead. [38]
33 14 Suicidal Miranshah, North Waziristan 23 27 A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed car into a convoy carrying paramilitary troops in one of the deadliest attacks on the security forces in North Waziristan.[39]
34 15 Suicidal and bombs Throughout Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 49 Hundreds 11 security personnel and six civilians were killed and 47 others injured in Matta, Swat District, when suicide bombers smashed two cars packed with explosives into an army convoy, and 25 people were killed and 61 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the Dera Ismail Khan police recruitment center. It was apparently retaliations for the Lal Masjid operation.[40]
35 17 Suicidal Outside the venue of the district bar council convention in Islamabad| 17 50 A suicide bomber blew himself up killing mostly PPP political workers waiting for the arrival of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who was to address a lawyers convention.[41]
36 19 Suicidal & bombs Kohat, Hub and Hangu <40 28 More than 40 people were killed in three separate bomb attacks. 1) A bomb was detonated in a mosque used by military personnel in the north-western town of Kohat, killing at least 11 people. 2) 26 people died and 50 were injured in the southern town of Hub, Lasbela District, Balochistan, in an attack apparently targeting Chinese workers. 3) At least seven people were killed and more than 20 injured in a suicide car bombing at a police academy in the north-western town of Hangu.[42]
37 24 Rocket attack Bannu 9 40 Unidentified militants fired a barrage of rockets on the civilian population.[43]
38 27 Suicidal Muzaffar hotel in Aabpara, Islamabad <13 28 The attack happened after hundreds of stone-throwing protesters clashed with police as the capital's Red Mosque reopened for the first time since the bloody army raid.[44] The same day Raziq Bugti, former guerrilla commander turned spokesman for the Balochistan government, was shot dead by assailants in Quetta.[45]
39 Aug. 2 Suicidal Sargodha 2 Police shot dead a suspected suicide bomber after the man failed to detonate the explosives he was wearing. The man, who entered a police training center, killed a policeman before he was gunned down.[46]
40 4 Suicidal Parachinar, Kurram Agency 9 43 The attack happened at a busy bus station.[47]
10px2 J 7 -Feb. 28, 2009 Battle Bajaur <2023 4000
Main article: Battle of Bajaur
A military offensive launched by Pakistani troops against Taliban tribal forces. The Bajaur area had been under Taliban control since early 2007, and was said to be Al-Qaeda's main command and control hub for operations in Northeast Afghanistan.[48] including Kunar province.[49] On February 28, 2009, the Pakistan Army finally defeated the Taliban and other Islamist militants in Bajaur.[50]
41 26 Suicidal Machaar area of Shangla District 4 2 All victims were police officers.[51]
42 Sept. 4 Suicidal (2) Rawalpindi cantonment 25 66 The attacks happened during morning rush hour. The first blast took place near Qasim Market where a Defence Ministry bus carrying around 38 civilians and uniformed officials was hit, killing 18 people. Five minutes later, a second blast took place near RA Bazaar, behind General Headquarters. The blast was caused by explosives fixed to a motorcycle, which blew up killing seven people on the spot.[52]
43 11 Suicidal Bannu Adda, Dera Ismail Khan district 17 16 A 15-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up in a passenger van.[53] The same day Omar Ayub Khan's protocol officer, Liaquat Hussain, was found shot dead near the Northern Bypass in Karachi.[54]
44 13 Suicidal army officers’ mess in Tarbela Ghazi, Haripur near Tarbela Dam 20 11 All the victims were off-duty commandos from Pakistan Army's special forces unit SSG's Karar Company.[55]
45 15 Assassination Peshawar 2 Unidentified assailants shot dead Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam leader and Wafaqul Madaris Vice Chairman Maulana Hassan Jan. Hassan, a former MNA, also issued a fatwa against suicide attacks, and he along with a group of Pakistani clerics traveled to Afghanistan in 2001 to convince Mullah Omar that he should expel Osama Bin Laden from Afghanistan to avoid American attacks.[56]
46 Oct. 1 Suicidal Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa <16 29 A suicide bomber disguised in a woman’s burqa blew himself up at a busy police checkpost. Four police officers among the dead.[57]
10px3 7-10 Battle Near Mir Ali, North Waziristan 257 120
Main article: Battle of Mir Ali
Clashes broke out after militants set off improvised explosive devices and conducted ambushes on a Pakistani convoy. The army says the casualties were militants and soldiers but local people reported at least ten civilians were among the dead. Hundreds of people fled Mir Ali after more than 50 houses were damaged in the fighting.[58][59]
47 12 Execution Mohmand 25 35 Taliban publicly behead six "criminals" and lashed three others in the name of Sharia.[60]
8px48 18 Suicidal Karachi 139 450
Main article: 2007 Karachi bombing
Attack on Benazir Bhutto convoy killed over 139 in Karachi and left more than 450 injured in one of the most deadliest terrorist attacks in Pakistan. Former PM Benazir Bhutto was returning after 8 years of self-imposed exile when the bomber struck the convoy. Karachi Bombs in Pictures
49 20 Bomb Dera Bugti, Balochistan <8 28 A powerful bomb planted in a pickup vehicle.[61]
10px4 25- Dec.8 Battle Swat 438
Main article: Battle of Swat
The Pakistani Army and Islamic militants fought for control of the Swat District. The battle was won by the Pakistani army, but Taliban militants slowly re-entered Swat over the coming months and started engaging security forces in battles that lasted throughout 2008. By early February 2009, the Taliban had managed to regain control of most of Swat and at least 80 percent of the district was under their control.[62]
50 25 Suicidal Swat District <20 35 A blast aimed at a vehicle carrying Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel kills 18 troops.[63]
51 30 Suicidal A police checkpoint in the high security zone of Rawalpindi 7 31 Less than a kilometer from President General Pervez Musharraf’s camp office. 3 policeofficers among the dead. The blast splattered check post of General Tariq Majid, current Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff's residence.[64]
52 Nov. 1 Suicidal Faisalabad Road, near Sargodha 7 28 A suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a PAF bus. Seven officers of the Pakistan Air Force stationed at Mushaf Airbase among the dead. It is significant that after this event a state of emergency was imposed on the country.[65]
6 2 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg North Waziristan. 5 The attack happened in a Madrasah[66]
53 9 Suicidal Peshawar 3 2 A suicide bomber killed at least three people and injured two others when he detonated explosives at the house of Federal Political Affairs Minister and PML-Q provincial president Amir Muqam. The minister was unhurt, but a cousin of his was injured. The three dead were policemen guarding the house.[67]
8px54 17-19 Sectarian Parachinar, Kurram Agency 94 168 Three days of in-fighting between rival Sunni and Shia sects. Only by the fourth day, the army gained control of the area and a ceasefire was maintained in the area.[68]
55 24 Suicidal (2) Rawalpindi 30 1) A suicide bomber rammed his car into a 72-seater bus parked in front of Ojhri Camp on Murree Road carrying Inter-Services Intelligence officials to work, killing 28 officials and a bystander. 2) A second suicide bomber attempted to enter the General Headquarters (GHQ). Upon being asked for identification at the GHQ’s check post, he blew himself up, resulting in the deaths of one security official and a bystander.[69]
56 Dec. 9 Suicidal Near Matta, Swat District 10 Three policeofficers and seven civilians, including two children, perished in a car bombing.[70]
57 10 Suicidal Near Minhas Airbase, Kamra 0 7 Attack on the school bus carrying children during the morning rush injuring seven of them. It was a PAF employees bus. It was a second major attack on the Pakistan Air Force after the Sargodha attack.[71]
58 13 Suicidal (2) Quetta 7 35 Two suicide bombings near an army checkpost Three personnel from the Pakistan Army among the dead.[72]
59 15 Suicidal Nowshera 5 11 Explosives-laden bicycle rammed into a military checkpost. First-ever suicide attack in the city of Nowshera. The attack occurred at a checkpoint near the gate of an army school.[73]
60 17 Suicidal [restitive city of] Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 12 5 The victims were members of the army’s local football team.[74]
8px61 21 Suicidal Jamia Masjid Sherpao, in Charsadda District 57 100 'On the eve of Eid ul-Adha, a suicide bomb blast again targeted Aftab Ahmad Sherpao. Aftab Sherpao survived the blast, but his younger son Mustafa Khan Sherpao, was injured.[75]
62 23 Suicidal Near Mingora 7 23 A suicide bomber targeted an army convoy. One soldier among the dead.[76]
63 27 Assassination Liaquat Bagh, Rawalpindi 21 Many Two-time Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in a shooting and suicide bombing. The site is notorious as the place where former Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan was also assassinated in October 1951.
64 28 Violence Nationwide 33 Violence ensues all over Pakistan following the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. The situation grew so bad that Sindh Rangers were given orders to shoot-at-sight. Four policeofficers among the dead.[77]
65 28 Roadside bomb in Swat District. 9 Among the dead are former PML-Q minister Miangul Asfandyar Amir zeb, who was the grandson of the former ruler of the Swat (princely state).[78]
8px66 2008 Jan. 10 Suicidal Lahore High Court, Lahore 24 73 Policemen deliberately targeted outside Lahore High Court before the scheduled lawyer's protest against the government in provincial capital of Lahore. This attack was first of its kind in Lahore since the start of War on Terrorism.[79]
67 14 Bomb Karachi 10 50 The bomb was planted on a bicycle and it went off during wee hours in a vegetable market.[80]
10px5 15-16 Gun attack South Waziristan <30
Main article: Sararogha Fort raid
Several dozen Islamic militants overran a paramilitary fort in South Waziristan, Pakistan, killing or kidnapping many troops.[81] The capture of Sararogha Fort represented the first time the militants managed to isolate and capture a strongly defended government position since October 2007, when they seized several isolated police stations and small military posts in Swat valley[82]
68 17 Suicidal Mirza Qasim Baig Imambargah in Mohalla Janghi, Kohati, Peshawar 12 25 [83]
7 Jan. 29 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg North Waziristan 1 Abu Laith al-Libi killed.
69 Febr. 4 Suicidal Army Medical College, near the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi 10 27 A suicide bomber crashed his bike into an armed forces bus carrying students and officials.[84]
70 9 Bomb Charsadda in the north-western Pakistan. 25 35 A powerful explosion hit an opposition election rally in The attack targeted ANP, a secular party, one of whose leaders, Fazal-ur-Rehman Atakhail, was assassinated February 7 in Karachi triggering widespread protests.[85]
71 11 Suicidal Miranshah, North Waziristan 12 25 A suicide attack on a public meeting in left at least eight people dead and a dozen wounded, including a candidate for the National Assembly. It was the second attack on ANP's election gathering in two days.[86]
72 16 Suicidal Parachinar, Kurram Agency in northwestern Pakistan. 47 150 An explosive-laden vehicle is rammed into the election meeting of Pakistan Peoples Party, the party of the slain former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. It was the fourth such attack on PPP's political workers within a year; two of them targeting the former PPP leader Benazir Bhutto.[87]
73 18 Violence Nationwide 24 200 Election-related on the eve of Pakistani general election, Aaj TV reported.'[88]
74 22 Roadside bomb near the town of Matta, Swat District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 13 ~12 An army spokesman said the bomb had been detonated by remote control. Women and children were among the casualties.[89]
75 25 Suicidal Near Army General Headquarters in Rawalpindi. 8 20 The Pakistan Army's top medic Lt Gen Mushtaq Baig was killed, along with the driver and security guard, when a suicide attack ripped apart the vehicle he was traveling in at 2:45pm local time. Gen Baig was the highest-ranking officer to be killed in Pakistan since the 9/11 attacks.[90]
8 28 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan '13
77 29 Suicidal Mingora, Swat District 38 75 The attack happened during the funeral of a senior police officer who had been killed hours earlier in Lakki Marwat in the southern part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The police DSP was killed along with three other policemen when their vehicle was hit in a roadside bomb earlier in the day.[91]
78 March 2 Suicidal Darra Adam Khel, a few miles south of Peshawar 42 58 A bomber struck the meeting of tribal elders and local officials. The town of Darra was the center of violent clashes earlier in January when the militants took over the Kohat Tunnel that connected Peshawar with Kohat. After the onslaught of security forces to take back the tunnel, the fighting resulted in the deaths of 13 troops and 70 militants.[92]
79 4 Suicidal parking area of the Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore. 8 24 Two suicide bombers blew themselves up. It was the first time a Pakistani naval institution was targeted by the militants (Army has been targeted at least eight times outside the war zone and Air Force twice) since the ongoing War on Terrorism in Pakistan in general and post-Lal Masjid siege in particular.[93]
8px80 11 Suicidal Lahore 24 200 Two suicide bombings. One of the attacks ripped apart Federal Investigation Agency building killing 21, including 16 policemen. The other one hit the posh locality of Model Town, exploding close to Bilawal House, associated with PPP leaders Benazir Bhutto and her husband Asif Ali Zardari.[94]
81 15 Bomb A restaurant in Islamabad 1 10 A bomb was hurled over a wall surrounding the restaurant. Four of the 12 people wounded in the bombing were U.S. FBI agents. In addition to wounding the agents, the explosion killed a Turkish woman and wounded a fifth American, three Pakistanis, a person from the United Kingdom and someone from Japan.[95]
9 16 F-15E - Controlling The Sky.JPG South Waziristan 9 9 3 bombs dropped by a United States aircraft killed nine people and wounded nine others in the tribal area. The bombs hit a mud compound in Wana, killing an Arab of Middle Eastern origin, two men from Turkmenistan and six Pakistanis from outside the tribal area. However, the attack missed its target, a senior Al Qaeda official.[96]
8px82 April 9 Riots Karachi 9 Many Riots after two groups of lawyers scuffle that begin after PML-Q leaders, former CM Sindh Arbab Ghulam Rahim and former federal minister Sher Afgan Niazi are maltreated ahead of government formation in the provinces of Sindh and Punjab.[97]
83 17 Clashes Khyber Agency 20 dozens Clashes between two belligerent factions.[98]
84 May 6 Suicidal Bannu 4 [99]
85 18 Bomb The Army's Punjab Regimental Center market in the city of Mardan 13 20 This was the second attack in Mardan in a month after a car bomb on April 25 killed three and injured 26 people.[100]
86 19 Remote-controlled bomb Mamond tehsil of Bajaur Agency. 4 2 A blast outside a mosque.[101]
10 21 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan 6
87 26 Sectarian violence Dera Ismail Khan 7 5 [102]
8px88 June 2 Suicidal Islamabad 6 The Danish embassy in Islamabad is attacked with a car bomb killing six people. A post purportedly from Al-Qaeda's Mustafa Abu al-Yazid appears on the Internet a day after the attack claiming responsibility. The statement mentions the publication of "insulting drawings" and the refusal to "apologize for publishing them" referring to the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy.[103]
89 9 Remote-controlled bomb Dera Ismail Khan 4 Sufi Muhammad, leader of the TNSM, survived. Four policemen got injured.[104]
10px11 10 F-15E - Controlling The Sky.JPG South Waziristan 19
Main article: Gora Prai airstrike
10 Pakistani Para Military Soldiers and 1 Regular Army Major killed,

8 Taliban militants killed[105]

90 26 Bomb Dera Ismail Khan 4 2 A blast inside a Shia mosque.[106]
8px91 July 6 Suicidal Islamabad 19 Attack targeting policemen deployed at a rally observing the first year anniversary of an army raid on the Islamabad’s Lal Masjid[107]
92 7 Bombs Karachi <37 A string of small explosions, apparently from bombs, wounded at least 37 people, rattling Pakistan a day after a deadly suicide attack in capital of Pakistan.[108]
12 28 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan 6 Midhat Mursi and 5 other Al-Qaeda operatives killed.
93 Aug. 2 Remote-controlled bomb Mingora, Swat 8 At least eight police and security workers were killed when a remote-controlled bomb exploded near their vehicle.[109]
94 Aug. 4 Fighting Swat Valley 136 After a week of fighting between the security forces and pro-Taliban militants, the casualties included at least 94 militants, 14 soldiers and around 28 civilians.[110]
95 9 Gun attack Kingargalai, Buner District 8 Militants stormed a police post killing eight policemen.[111]
96 12 Bomb A major road near the center of Peshawar 13 11 A bomb targeting a Pakistani Air Force bus carrying personnel from a military base killed 13 people and wounded 11 others on Tuesday. Taliban forces reportedly took responsibility. The attack was seen as retaliation for Pakistani airstrikes in Bajaur Agency, a militant stronghold near the border with Afghanistan. Five of the dead were air force personnel and the eight others were bystanders.[112]
97 13 Suicidal Lahore 8 20 Two policemen were killed and over 20, including 12 policemen, were injured after an alleged suicide bomber blew himself up near a police station in Lahore on the eve of Independence Day celebrations.[113]
98 13 Explosions, handgrenate attacks Hub, Uthal, Panjgur, Kharan and Turbat towns in Balochistan 6 19 Four policemen were injured in explosions, there was a hand-grenade attack in Panjgur and shooting incidents in Balochistan,[114] while leader of the banned outfit Amr Bil Maroof Wa Nahi Anil Munkar Haji Namdar was shot dead when he was delivering sermon in Bara tehsil.[115] Haji Namdar had earlier escaped a suicide attack on 1 May 2008 in which 17 people were injured.[116]
99 7-18 Sectarian Kurram Agency 287 372 Clashes mainly between the Toori and Bangash tribes, but which involved other local tribes, in 12 consecutive days of fighting. In the later incidents, pro-Taliban militants were involved too, after which the local tribesmen asked the government to flush out the militants.[117]
100 19 Suicidal District Headquarters Hospital in Dera Ismail Khan 32 55 Seven policemen and two health officials were among the killed. Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.[118]
10px101 21 Suicidal Pakistan Ordnance Factories, Wah Cantt 70 67
Main article: 2008 Wah bombing
2 suicidebombers blew themselves up outside the gates of the state run factories. Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.[119]
13 23 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan 10
102 23 Suicidal Charbagh Tehsil, Swat valley 20 An explosive-laden car rams into a police station. Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.[120]
103 25 Rocket attack Swat valley 10 Attack targeting the house of a local member of provincial assembly (MPA). As a result of the attack, ANP MPA Waqar Ahmed's brother and other family members were killed. [121]
104 26 Bomb Model Town area on the outskirts of Islamabad 8 20 A bomb explosion at a roadside restaurant.[122]
105 28 Bomb Bannu area, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 9 15 An attack targeting a police van. [123]
14 31 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan 10
10px15 Sept. 3 Defense.gov News Photo 040726-A-1300H-038.jpg South Waziristan 23
Main article: Angoor Ada raid
16 4 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg North Waziristan 4
17 5 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg North Waziristan 5
106 6 Suicidal 20 km from Peshawar 30 70 Attack against a paramilitary checkpoint. The attack came during the voting to elect Asif Ali Zardari as the President of Pakistan and the marking of Defence Day.[124]
10px18 8 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg North Waziristan 23
107 10 grenade-and-gun attack Maskanai area of Lower Dir District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 25 50 In a mosque[125]
10px19 12 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg North Waziristan 12
Main article: Miranshah airstrike
20 15 CH-47 Chinook in Bagram.jpg South Waziristan
10px21 17 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan 5
108 19 Bomb Quetta 5 8 Islamic religious school run by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam[126]
8px109 20 Suicidal Islamabad 57 266
22 21 AH-64 Apache.jpg North Waziristan
Main article: Lowara Mandi Repel
110 22 Suicidal Swat 9 A checkpost [127]
23 25 OH-58D 2.jpg Tanai region
Main article: Tanai border repel
111 26 Bomb Near city of Bahawalpur 3 15 Bomb on railway track derails passenger train.[128]
24 Oct. 1 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg "Border-area" 6
112 2 Suicidal Walibagh, Charsadda 6 [129]
113 6 Suicidal Bhakkar, Punjab 20 60 [130]
25 9 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Tappi, North Waziristan 8 [131]
114 9 Suicidal Islamabad 8 8 Main Police Headquarters List of terrorist incidents in Pakistan since 2001#2008[132]
10px115 10 Suicidal Adazai, Orakzai Agency 110 200 [133][134]
116 13 Suicidal Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 5 [135]
26 16 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Taparghai, South Waziristan 1 [136]
117 16 Suicidal Mingora, Swat 4 [137]
118 19 Suicidal Dera Bugti district, Balochistan 3 6 [138]
27 22 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Taparghai, South Waziristan 4 [139]
28 26 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan 20 [140]
119 26 Suicidal Ghalaanai, Mohmand Agency 11 5 [141]
120 27 Suicidal Ghalaanai, Quetta 2 12 Near the District Court Complex[142]
121 31 Suicidal Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 8 20 [143]
122 Nov. 2 Suicidal Wana, South Waziristan 8 Security checkpost[144]
123 4 Suicidal Hangu District 7 6 Security checkpost[145]
124 6 Suicidal Bajaur Agency 22 45 At a Salarzai jirga[146]
125 11 Suicidal Qayyum Stadium in Peshawar 4 13 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Owais Ahmed Ghani had just left the venue and senior provincial minister Bashir Bilour was on his way out. [147]
126 12 Suicidal Charsadda District 7 15 Explosives-filled bus into the gates of a school[148]
29 14 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Miranshah, North Waziristan 12 [149]
127 17 Suicidal Khawazakhela area, Swat >3 [150]
128 19 Assassination Islamabad 2 Former head of the army’s elite commando force Special Service Group, Maj-Gen (R) Ameer Faisal Alavi, who commanded the SSG during the first major assault on militants in South Waziristan in 2004 and his driver gunned down.[151]
129 20 Suicidal Mamoond tehsil of Bajaur Agency >9 4 [152]
130 21 Suicidal Dera Ismail Khan 7 17 During the funeral of a cleric near the bus stand.[153]
30 22 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg North Waziristan 5 [154]
131 28 Suicidal Peshawar-Bannu Road in Domel area of Bannu 9 16 Explosive-laden rams a police vehicle. 4 police officers among the dead.[155]
132 Dec. 1 Suicidal 7 kilometers north-east of Mingora 10 49 Explosive-laden truck near the Sangota security post.[156]
8px133 5 Bombs Peshwar and Orakzai 27 50 Two bombs exploded in crowded markets.[157]
31 22 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan <8 Two vehicles hit at different locations. Most of those on board killed.[158]
32 22 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Kari Khel, 8 km frm Wana, South Waziristan 7 [159]
134 28 Suicidal Buner District 36 16 Near a polling station in a government school, believed to have been carried out to disrupt the by-election for a National Assembly seat.[160]
33 2009 Jan. 1 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg 3 2 senior Al-Qaeda leaders Usama al-Kini & Sheikh Ahmed Salim Swedan killed' [161]
135 4 Suicidal Government Polytechnic College, Multan Road in Dera Ismail Khan. 7 25 3 police officers and 2 journalist among the dead. Most of the injured policemen.[162]
136 10 Gunbattle Hangu 27 Several Rival sects fight for 2 days[163]
34 23 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Waziristan 14 [164]
137 26 Bomb Dera Ismail Khan 5 Several Bomb attached to a bicycle went off on a busy main road.[165]
138 26 Assassination Quetta 1 Several Hussain Ali Yousafi, chairman of the Hazara Democratic Party, was shot dead by Lashkar-e-Jhangvi[166]
139 Feb. 3 Hand grenade attack Mohallah Joginwala in Dera Ismail Khan 1 18 At a Sunni mosque. [167]
140 5 Suicidal Al Hussainia Mosque, Dera Ghazi Khan 32 A crowd of Shia worshippers shortly before a religious gathering.[168]
141 7 Gunbattle Mianwali in Punjab, near Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 7 All killed were policeofficers at a checkpoint.[169]
142 11 Remote controlled bomb Dalazak Road in Peshawar 1 11 Bomb fitted to motorbike parked near the residence of Awami National Party (ANP) provincial lawmaker Alam Zeb Khan. This was the sixth such attack on ANP in less than a year.[170]
35 Feb. 14 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Makeen in South Waziristan <30 [171]
36 16 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Waziristan 14
143 17 Bomb Bazidkhel-suburb near Peshawar 3 Several Outside the home of a government official. He survived but several people were hurt.[172]
144 20 Suicidal Dera Ismail Khan 30 157 A funeral of Shia leader Sher Zaman – who was gunned down a day earlier. A curfew was imposed in Dera Ismail Khan oand the army called in to quell riots immediately. Witnesses said police ‘ran off’ when gunfire broke out after the blast.[173]
37 March 1 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Sararogha village in South Waziristan 14 [174]
145 2 Suicidal Pishin District, Balochistan 4 12 At a girls’ religious school.[175]
8px146 3 Gunattack Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. 8 6 6 policeofficers killed when a convoy carrying Sri Lankan cricketers and officials in two buses was fired upon by 12 gunmen.[176]
147 5 Handgrenade Ameer Hamza mosque, Dera Ismail Khan 1 19 [177]
148 5 4 Bombs Peshawar 0 0

The mausoleum of the most-revered mystic poet of the Pakhtun land Rahman Baba blown up.[178]

149 7 Bomb Peshawar 8 5 Seven policeoficers killed. In a separate incident, a roadside bomb killed three civilians and wounded four troops in the town of Darra Adam Khel.[179]
150 11 Assassination Namak Mandi, Peshawar 6 4 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister and Awami National Party leader Bashir Bilour survived the firing, grenade attack and suicide blast. This was the second assassination attempt on Bilour in less than six months and seventh suicide attack on ANP in little over a year.[180]
38 12 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Berju in Kurram Agency 24 [181]
39 15 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Jani Khel in Bannu district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 4 [182]
151 16 Suicidal Busiest busstand, (Pirwadhai) of Rawalpindi 14 17 [183]
152 18 Gun attack University of Malakand, Chakdara, Lower Dir District 5 4' 3 police officers among the dead when over 100 unidentified armed men attacked a police vehicle at the entrance.[184]
153 23 Suicidal Islamabad 1 3 A security official killed and three others injured outside a police Special Branch office.[185]
40 25 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Makin area of South Waziristan 7 2 vehicles by two missiles[186]
41 26 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Essokhel area in North Waziristan 4 [187]
154 26 Suicidal Near Jandola, South Waziristan 10 25 At a restaurant targeting opponents of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud[188]
8px155 27 Suicidal Peshawar-Torkham Highway in Jamrud, Khyber Agency 75 100 At a mosque at during the Friday congregation. Intelligence sources put the number of dead at 86 but officials of the political administration were conservative by putting the death toll at 50.[189]
8px156 30 Gun & grenade attack Manawan Police Training School in Lahore near the border with India 9 93 At least eight police recruits killed by 10 terrorists. Security forces regained control of the facility in an operation that lasted for more than eight hours.[190]
42 April 1 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Orakzai Agency 14 [191]
157 4 Suicidal Margalla Road, Islamabad <10 12 A camp of the Frontier Constabulary (FC) attacked. At least eight FC personnel killed.[192]
8px158 5 Suicidal an Imambargah in Chakwal 22 60 At the gates of a Shia mosque where some 1,200 people were attending a religious gathering.[193]
159 6 Killing Shinkiari area of Mansehra District 4 3 Police found bullet-riddled bodies of four local aid workers, including three women, in on Monday.[194]
43 8 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Gangi Khel in South Waziristan 4 [195]
160 15 Suicidal Charsadda, near Peshawar. 9 5 A security attacked killing nine policeofficers and injuring five others. [196]
161 18 Suicidal Doaba area of Hangu 22 15 A checkpoint killing five security personnel. [197]
44 19 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg South Waziristan <3 5 [198]
162 26 Tragedy Lower Dir District 12 12 children were killed after playing with a bomb they mistook for a football.[199]
45 29 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Kanni Garam village in South Waziristan 6 [200]
8px163 29 Targeted killings Karachi 34 40 Unidentified gunmen in a matter of hours in different parts of the city. In the month-long incidents of violence until April 28, the police record showed that 16 people had been shot dead and 54 wounded in different incidents of targeted killings. The statistics further showed that of the total number of people, 43 people belonged to the Pakhtun community while seven happened to be Urdu-speaking people.[201]
164 May 5 Suicidal Peshawar-Bara road 12 km west of Peshawar Cantonment 7 48 An explosives-laden car rammed into a pick-up near a checkpost[202]
46 9 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Sararogha, South Waziristan 6 strike in kills 6 militants.[203]
165 May 11 Suicidal Outskirts of Darra Adam Khel 8 27 Explosives-laden vehicle near an FC checkpost.[204]
47 12 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Sra Khawra village in South Waziristan 8 [205]
'48 16 MQ-9 Reaper in flight 2.jpg Sarkai Naki village, North Waziristan 25 [206]
166 16 Bombs Peshawar 13 34 A powerful car-bomb in the Barisco area killed 12 people and wounded 31 others, including schoolchildren and women, while a low intensity device ripped through a garments store in the packed Gora Bazaar in Peshawar Saddar, killing a minor girl and injuring three others.[207]
167 21 Suicidal Frontier Corps (FC) fort, Jandola area, Tank District 9 25 Five security personnel were among the dead.[208]
168 22 Car bomb Cinema Road, Peshawar 10 75 The attack happened outside a cinema.[209]
Total 6545 9872
10px6 April 26- Battle
(ongoing)
Buner, Lower Dir, Swat and Shangla districts ~800 (Army claim) 102 Operation Black Thunderstorm is an ongoing operation that commenced on April 26, conducted by the Pakistani Army, with the aim of retaking Buner, Lower Dir, Swat and Shangla districts from the Taliban after the militants took control of them since the start of the year
TOTAL May 25 7364 10074
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Numbers refers to the corresponding entries in the table below.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  153. ^ "Seven killed in DIK funeral blast" The News, 22 November 2008
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  156. ^ "10 killed in Mingora suicide attack" Dawn, 2 December 2008
  157. ^ Two bomb blasts kill 27 in northwest Pakistan
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