Pakistan’s Terrorist Attacks Since Jan. 1, 2010: A Timeline
Following is a list of terrorist attacks in Pakistan since Jan. 1.
Jan. 1: A suicide bomber attacked a volleyball tournament killing at least 105 people in the northwest town of Lakki Marwat.
Jan. 4: A bomb attack in the northwest Hangu district killed three people, including a former state minister Ghaniur Rehman.
Jan. 6: Three soldiers were killed and 11 were injured in a suicide bomb attack at a military barracks near Rawalakot in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Feb. 3: Three U.S. military personnel were killed and two were injured in a bombing in the northwest Lower Dir district in front of a girls’ school. The explosion also killed at least four school girls. Feb. 5: Bombers attacked a bus transporting people to a religious procession in Karachi and two hours later a hospital treating the victims, killing at least 31 people.
Feb. 10: At least 17 paramilitary troops were killed and 30 people were wounded in a suicide bomb attack in northwest tribal area of Khyber.
Feb 11: At least 16 people, including nine policemen, were killed in a suicide bombing in the northwestern city of Bannu.
Feb. 19: At least 20 people were killed in a bomb attack on a mosque in the northwest tribal area of Khyber.
Feb. 22: At least 13 people were killed and 45 were injured in a suicide bomb attack in Mingora, the main city in Swat Valley.
Feb. 27: Six people, including five policemen, were killed and 24 were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a police station in Karak in the northwest. March 5: At least 10 people were killed and 10 injured in a suicide bombing in northwestern town of Hangu.
March 8: A suicide car bombing outside a police building in Lahore killed 12 people, and injured 70. The two-story intelligence building collapsed.
March 10: Six people were killed in an attack by gunmen on the office of a U.S. aid agency office in the northwest town of Mansehra.
March 12: Two suicide attacks in a military area of Lahore killed 53 people and wounded 95.
March 13: At least 10 people were killed in a suicide attack in Saidu Sharif, Swat Valley.
April 5: At least 25 people were killed and 35 were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a political rally in the northwest district of Lower Dir. Two Pakistani security guards were killed in a multiple bomb-and-gunfire attack on the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar.
April 16: Nine people were killed in a suicide bomb attack outside a hospital in Quetta.
April 17: Two suicide bombings in the city of Kohat killed at least 43 and injured 64.
April 19: Two explosions at a school and a market in Peshawar killed 24 people and injured 49.
May 18: At least 12 people, including three policemen, were killed and nine were injured in an attack on a police vehicle in Dera Ismail Khan.
May 28: A total of 102 people were killed and 135 were injured in two attacks on mosques in Lahore. Militants armed with guns and grenades attacked the mosques of the Ahmadi community during Friday prayers.
July 1: At least 41 people were killed and 175 were injured in twin suicide attacks on the shrine of Data Gunj Baksh, a Sufi saint, in the eastern city of Lahore.
July 9: At least 80 people were killed over 150 were injured in a suicide bomb and planted bomb attack near a local administrator’s office in Mohmand Agency near the northwestern border with Afghanistan.
July 15: At least 11 people were killed and 15 were injured in a bombing in Khyber Agency near the border with Afghanistan.
Aug. 4: Sifwat Ghayur, paramilitary commander was killed in a suicide bomb attack in Peshawar. Three other people were also killed in the attack and 10 were injured. A suicide bomber driving a taxi rammed into Ghayur’s car. Ghayur headed the Frontier Constabulary in the northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Aug. 23: A blast killed 23 people and injured 30 others in South Waziristan agency.
Sept. 1: At least 37 people were killed and over 100 others wounded in three bomb explosions during a Shiite religious procession in Lahore.
Sept. 3: An explosion during religious procession in the western city of Quetta killed 45.
Sept. 6: A bomb attack on a police station in town of Lucky Marwat killed 17 people and injured 40.
Sept. 7: A bomb blast at a police residential area in Kohat city killed 20 people and injured over 50. The attack destroyed 25 homes in the area.
Oct. 4: At least three people were killed after about 15 NATO oil tankers were attacked and set ablaze in Islamabad.
Oct. 7: Two blasts at a shrine in Karachi killed seven people.
Nov. 5: At least 50 people were killed in a bombing during Friday prayers at a mosque in the northwest town of Darra Adam Khel.
Nov. 11: At least 21 people were killed in a blast at a police office in Karachi.
Dec. 6: Two suicide bombers killed at least 43 people in the northwest Mohmand tribal area today, detonating their explosives outside a local government office.
Dec. 8: An explosion in the northwestern Kohat town killed 20 people.
Dec. 10: A suicide bomber killed at least 25 people in the northwestern town of Hangu, detonating a truck that was loaded with explosives in front of an under-construction hospital.
Dec. 13: A roadside bombing in Peshawar today killed four people, including a child and a driver aboard a school bus.
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