Terrorism in Pakistan

Latest news about acts of terrorism in Pakistan.

Foiled terrorist attack in Charsadda

One FC soldier embraced martyrdom while another soldier was injured when suicide bombers stormed an FC training centre located in Shabqadar in Charsadda tehsil at around 6 am, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. According to details, security agencies foiled an attack by terrorists on FC training centre in tehsil Shabqadar of Charsadda …

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Pakistan forces ‘kill militants linked to’ police attack

Pakistani security forces raided a compound in the country’s troubled southwest and killed four militants linked to an attack on a police academy earlier in the week. The raid in Quetta, the capital of strife-riven Balochistan province, was carried out late Thursday following an intelligence tip-off about the presence of fighters from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) …

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Gunmen kill 59 at police academy in Quetta, Pakistan

At least 59 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta and took hostages. More than 200 police trainees were stationed at the facility when the attack occurred late on Monday. Some cadets were taken hostage during the …

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CTD arrests 4 alleged terrorists in Karachi

The Counter-Terrorism Department on Friday arrested four alleged terrorists from Karachi and seized weapons as well as ammunition from them.  According to details, a raid was conducted by CTD officials in Karachi’s Orangi Town, Korangi and Bilal colony areas. Weapons such as hand grenades and suicide vests as well as mobile phones were seized after CTD …

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Eight al Qaeda TTP terrorists killed in encounter in Punjab

Eight al Qaeda TTP terrorists planning to carry out strikes in Shujaabad near Multan have been killed by a Counter Terrorism Squad during a raid of suspect’s house. Eight terrorists, affiliated with al Qaeda and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), were killed in a joint encounter by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Police and intelligence agencies in Tonmi …

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Two Levies personnel injured in Peshawar IED blast

At least two personnel of Levies force were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Bajaur Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on Monday. The explosives planted by the roadside went off as the personnel patrolled Naik Banda Mamond area of the agency, political administration said. The two personnel were shifted to the agency headquarters in Khar where …

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4 Shia Women killed in Pakistan after terrorists attack bus carrying 40 passengers

At least four Shia women have been martyred when assailants opened fire on a bus in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province Tuesday evening. The incident, the latest in a series of sectarian attacks, occurred in Quetta, the capital of the militancy-hit province, when assailants fired at a moving bus carrying around 40 passengers, Quetta’s Vice Mayor Yunus …

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India launches strikes on militants in Pakistan

India said on Thursday it had conducted “surgical strikes” on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir, making its first direct military response to an attack on an army base it blames on Pakistan. Pakistan said two of its soldiers had died in exchanges of fire and efforts to repulse Indian troops, but denied …

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