Wednesday, May 25, 2011

How Many Pakistanis Have Died in Terror Attacks Since 2003

Thirty four thousand Pakistanis have died in terrorist attacks since 2003, this according to American and Pakistanis officials. We have complied a list of some of the these attacks.
  Jan 11,    2013: 120  Shias killed in twin suicide attacks in Quetta.

 Sep 03,     2012: 2 Pakistani killed and dozen injured in a suicide attack in which the bomber hit the US vehicle. read more

 Mar 03,   2012: 70 people died in a suicide attack in NW Pakistan after Friday prayers. Read more

Jan 10,    2012: 29 people died at a bus terminal along the Afghan border and may have been an attempt by militants to avenge the death of one of their top commanders

Oct  3,    2011: 13 Shia Muslims were killed in bus attack in Quetta when they were headed to vegetable market.

June 11,  2011: 32 people died and 80 injured in twin bomb blasts in Khyber supermarket Peshawar.

June 5,    2011: 4 people died in an explosion on Sheikhupura Road in Gujranwala.

June 5,    2011: 16 died and 14 sustained injuries in a suicide blast in Nowshehra Cantonment bakery.

May 28, 2011: 8 people died and 15 injured in the remote-controlled bomb blast took at Pasht bazaar in Salarzai region.
May 26, 2011: 32 people died in a car bomb in Northwestern town of Hangu.

May 25, 2011: 3 people died and 28 injured in an attack on CID building in Peshawar.

May 22, 2011: 4 people were killed in an armed attack Sunday by terrorists on PNS Mehran, a heavily guarded base of Pakistan Navy, located along Sharea Faisal, Karachi.

May 15, 2011: A bomb blast in a bus killed 7 people and injured 14 others near Chakmal village of Kharian.

 May 13, 2011: Atleast 98 people killed  and over 100 injured in a bomb blast at paramilitary center in northwestern Pakistan.
April 1, 2011: At least 41 people were killed in twin suicide bomb attacks at the Sufi shrine in Dera Ghazi Khan district, in Pakistan's central province of Punjab, as worshipers gathered for a festival. The Taliban claimed responsibility.

March 31, 2011: At least 13 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on the leader of one of Pakistan's most influential Islamic parties and a long–standing ally of the Afghan Taliban movement. It was the second suicide bomb attack on the leader of Jamiat Ulema–i–Islam in two days. Twelve people were killed when a suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a crowd in Swabi waiting for Mr Rehman to address them.

November 5, 2010: A suicide bomber killed 68 people at a mosque in the northwest area of Darra Adam Khel. Hours later, grenades thrown into a second mosque, near Peshawar, killed at least two people.

 October 2010: 25 people were killed in a blast at a shrine in Punjab province. Another attack at a Karachi shrine two weeks earlier killed nine and was claimed by the Taliban.

July 10, 2010: Double suicide bombing kills 102 people in village of Kakaghund in northwestern Pakistan.

April 5, 2010: Taliban fighters using rocket-propelled grenades, car bombs and suicide vests tried to storm the United States consulate in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province. Five security guards were among seven people killed during the raid in Peshawar. Several explosions in the area caused buildings to collapse.

February 3, 2010: A bomb blast near a girls' school in northwestern Pakistan killed three American soldiers apparently involved in a US-British programme to train the country's paramilitary Frontier Corps. Two US military personnel were wounded in the roadside bomb attack on a convoy in Lower Dir, which also killed a Pakistani paramilitary and at least three children.

January 1, 2010: At least 88 people were killed when a suicide car bomber blew up himself and his vehicle as people gathered to watch a volleyball game in the village of Shah Hasan Khan, in Bannu district of north-west Pakistan.

December 28,2009: A suicide bomber kills 43 people at a Shia procession in Karachi. The Taliban have claimed the attack and threatened more violence.

October 24, 2009: The Pakistani Taliban targeted an airbase believed to be one of the country's secret nuclear weapons facilities among a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 25 people.

October 15, 2009: The Taliban launched pre-emptive strikes against targets across Pakistan, killing 39 people in five separate attacks as it sought to deter a planned assault on its stronghold near the Afghan frontier.

October 12,2009: A suicide bomber thought to be about 12 years old blew himself up in a busy market in north-west Pakistan, killing at least 41 people and injuring dozens more.

October 9, 2009: A car bomb destroyed a market in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing at least 125 people. The attack was thought to be part of a Taliban campaign.

September 18, 2009: At least 33 people were killed when a suicide car bomber rammed into a Shia-owned hotel in north-west Pakistan. A further 70 were injured by the bomb, which flattened the market place surrounding the hotel in the town of Kohat, in North West Frontier Province, on the edge of Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal area.

June 9, 2009: At least 11 people were killed and 70 injured when suspected Islamic militants attacked a five-star hotel in Peshawar. The militants drove through the main gate of the Pearl Continental Hotel in a pickup truck, spraying security guards with bullets before ramming their vehicle into the building and detonating it.

June 5, 2009: A suicide bomber killed 40 people attended Friday prayers at a mosque in north-west Pakistan. The attack took place in the Upper Dir district, close to Swat valley, where the army has been conducting a major offensive against the Taliban.

March 27, 2009: A suicide attack on a mosque on the Peshawar-Torkham highway kills 83 people and leaves more than 100 injured.

October 10, 2008: At least 85 people are killed and about 200 wounded in an attack at an anti-Taliban meeting in a tribal area.

September 20, 2008: A suicide attack at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad kills at least 60 people. CCTV footage showed the truck carrying the biggest ever bomb used by terrorists in Pakistan being driven into the gates of the Marriott hotel in Islamabad.

February 16, 2008: A suicide bomber rams his car into the election office of an independent candidate in the city of Parachinar, killing at least 47.

January 10, 2008: A suicide bomber walks up to policemen stationed outside the High Court in Lahore and sets off his explosives, killing 22 people, most of them police.

January 7, 2008: Al-Qaeda-linked militants in northwest Pakistan attack two offices of a government-sponsored peace movement and kill eight people.

December 21, 2007: A suicide bomber kills at least 41 people in a mosque in northwest Pakistan during Eid festival prayers.

December 17, 2007: A suicide bomber kills 10 military recruits in the northwestern town of Kohat.

November 24, 2007: Twin suicide car bomb attacks kill 15 people in Rawalpindi, on the eve of the return of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from exile in Saudi Arabia.

October 25, 2007: Suspected suicide bomber kills 21 people, including 17 soldiers, in an attack on an army convoy in the northwestern Swat valley.

October 19, 2007: At least 139 people killed in suicide bomb attack on Benazir Bhutto's motorcade as she is driven through Karachi after arriving home from eight years in self-exile. The attack is one of the deadliest in Pakistan's history.

Sept 13, 2007: At least 15 soldiers killed in suicide bombing in an army canteen near Islamabad.

September 11, 2007: Suicide bomber kills 16 people in northwest Dera Ismail Khan.

September 4, 2007: Two suicide bombers kill 25 in Rawalpindi.

July 27, 2007: Suicide bomb attack in restaurant near Islamabad's Red Mosque kills 13 people, most of them policemen.

July 19, 2007: Three suicide attacks in a single day in three towns kill at least 52 people.

July 17, 2007: Suicide bomber kills 16 people outside court in Islamabad, where country's suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry was due to speak.

July 15, 2007: 16 people, most of them paramilitary soldiers, are killed in ambush on patrol in Swat valley in North West Frontier Province (NWFP). Separately, suicide bomber targets police recruiting centre in Dera Ismail Khan in NWFP, killing 29.

July 14, 2007: Suicide car-bomber kills 24 paramilitary soldiers and wounds 29 in North Waziristan.

2006  1471

2005   648

2004   863

2003   189

The Telegraph

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  1. a very sad list to look at

  2. the raw numbers are horrible.
    thank you for for this

  3. This needs to to shared, thanks you for doing this. Pakistan government can not protect it's own people after receiving billions of US dollars? Poor innocent people are dying everyday.

  4. This is chilling, but thanks for putting this together,I am sharing this.

  5. i agree with Sam Pakistani government is a failure and corrupt. so many have died. thankyou for putting this together.

  6. thanks a lot
    i request all the pakistani people to support imran khan
    hope he will bring good changes to our nation