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Suicide Attacks in Punjab

2018

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

January

 

0
0
Total*
0
0
*Data till January 7, 2018
2017

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1 February 13 Mall Road / Lahore

At least 14 persons, including six Policemen, were killed and 85 injured when a suicide bomber struck around 6pm outside the Punjab Assembly on Mall Road of Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab, during a protest.

15
85
2
April 5 Bedian Road / Lahore

Six people, including four Army soldiers and an off-duty Air Force airman, lost their lives after a suicide bomber targeted a census team in Bedian Road area of Lahore in Punjab.

7
19
3
July 24 Ferozepur Road / Lahore / Punjab

At least 26 persons, including nine Policemen, were killed and 56 others injured in a suicide blast near the Arfa Karim IT Tower on the Ferozepur Road of Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab.

27
56
Total*
49
160
2016

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1 March 27 Allama Iqbal Town / Lahore

At least 74 people were killed and more than 300 injured when a suicide bomb ripped through the parking space in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park situated near Allama Iqbal Town in provincial capital Lahore when Christians were celebrating Easter.

75
300
Total*
75
300
2015

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

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.

9
23
2
February 18

Kurri Road / New Shakrial / Rawalpindi

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.

5
6
3
March 15

Youhanabad / Lahore

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 District, sparking mob violence in which two other militants were killed.

19
70
4
May 29 Gaddafi Stadium / Lahore

At least two people, including a police SI, were killed and three Policemen were injured, in a suicide attack near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore District. The blast took place when a day-night match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe was underway.

3
3
5
June 6

Sargodha District

Two suspected suicide bombers were killed when their suicide vests exploded at Khayam Chowk on University Road in Sargodha District.

2
0
6
August 16

Shadi Khan / Attock District

Two suicide attackers killed Punjab Home Minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada and at least 20 other people, after detonating a bomb at a meeting the Minister was attending in the village of Shadi Khan in Attock District of Punjab. DSP Hazara Circle Shaukat Shah was also killed in the incident. 23 others persons were also injured.

23
23
7
September 13

Vehari Chowk / Multan District

At least 10 persons were killed and 59 others injured in a suicide blast at Vehari Chowk in Multan District of Punjab in the night.

10
59
8
October 14

Taunsa Sharif / Taunsa / Dera Ghazi Khan District

At least eight people, including three contestants of the upcoming Local Government elections and a suicide bomber, were killed and 13 others were injured when the suicide bomber targeted the camp office of PML-N MNA Sardar Amjad Khosa in Taunsa Sharif city of Taunsa tehsil in Dera Ghazi Khan District.

8
13
Total*
79
197
2014

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

January 20

Royal Artillery Bazaar / Rawalpindi

A TTP suicide bomber killed 13 persons, including eight soldiers and three children, and wounded 29 others in Royal Artillery Bazaar close to General Headquarters in Rawalpindi District.

14
29
2
February 7

Khanewal town / Khanewal District

Five officials were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a search operation jointly launched by Police and Intelligence Agencies in Khanewal District.

1
5
3
June 4

Qutbal railway crossing / Fatehjang / Rawalpindi District

Five persons, including two Pakistan Army Officers, were killed and two soldiers sustained injuries when a suicide bomber targeted an Army vehicle at the Qutbal railway crossing near Fatehjang, some 28 kilometres from Tarnol, in Rawalpindi District of Punjab.

6
2
4
November 2

Wagah international border

Sixty one persons, including three Rangers officials, were killed and over 150 received injuries when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the third Rangers checkpost, around 500 yards away from the Wagah international border in Punjab.

62
150
Total*
83
186


2013

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

December 17

Gracy Line / Rawalpindi

Four persons, including a SI, were killed while 13 others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a sectarian attack outside an Imambargah in Gracy Line area near airport in Rawalpindi District.

5
13
Total
5
13
2012

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

August 16

Minhas PAF base / Kamra / Attock / Punjab

Nine terrorists and two security officials were killed when SFs foiled their attack on Minhas PAF base of Kamra in Attock District of Punjab. Three Other personnel, including the base commander were wounded in the attack.

11
3
Total
11
3


2011

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

January 25

Ghora Chowk / Urdu Bazaar / Lahore

A suicide bomber struck at the Ghora Chowk in the Urdu Bazaar area of Lahore, the Provincial Capital of Punjab, killing at least 10 people, including a woman and three Policemen, and injured at least 85 others.

10
85
2

April 3

Dera Ghazi Khan / Punjab

At least 41 persons were killed and more than 100 injured when two suicide bombers blew themselves up outside the shrine of Sufi saint Ahmed Sultan, popularly known as Sakhi Sarwar, in Dera Ghazi Khan District of Punjab.

51
92
3
June 13

Sector I-8 / Markaz / Islamabad

Two persons, including the suicide bomber, were killed and six persons were injured in a suicide attack at a bank located in sector I-8 of Markaz area in Islamabad.

2
6
Total
63
183

2010

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

March 08

Model Town / Lahore / Punjab

13 persons were killed and 80 others injured in a suicide bomb blast in front of the Special Intelligence Agency's (SIA) office in the Model Town area of Lahore.

14
80
2

March 12

RA Bazaar / Lahore / Punjab

At least 62 persons, including eight soldiers, were killed and more than 90 persons were injured as twin suicide blasts, moments apart from each other, ripped through the Lahore's RA Bazaar in the cantonment area.

63
90
3

May 28

Lahore / Punjab

At least 95 worshippers killed and 92 others injured as seven assailants including three suicide bomber attacked Ahmadiyya place of worship in Model Town and Garhi Shahu areas of Lahore in Punjab.

97
92
4

July 1

Data Gunj Bakhsh / Lahore / Punjab

At least 40 persons were killed and 175 others injured when three suicide attackers blew themselves up inside the shrine of Lahore's patron saint Syed Ali Hajwairi popularly known as Data Gunj Bakhsh, at about 11 pm (PST) in the night.

43
175
5

July 18

Sargodha / Punjab

Three persons were killed and more than 20 others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside an Imambargah in Sargodha town of Punjab.

4
20
6
September 1

Karbala Gamay Shah / Data Darbar / Lahore

29 persons were killed and another 243 injured in two suicide attacks and one grenade attack on a Shia procession marking Hazrat Ali's martyrdom in Lahore. LeJ Al-alami claimed responsibility for the three attacks that occurred minutes apart in Bhaati Gate locality of Lahore.

43
230
Total
264
687


2009

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

February 5

Dera Ghazi Khan / Punjab

At least 32 persons were killed and 48 others wounded when a suspected suicide bomber blew himself amidst a crowd of Shia worshippers outside a mosque in Dera Ghazi Khan in the Punjab province.

33
48
2

March 16

Pirwadhai / Rawalpindi / Punjab

At least 14 people were killed and 17 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a busy bus stand at Pirwadhai in Rawalpindi.

15
17
3

March 23

Sitara Market / Islamabad / Punjab

A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of the headquarters of the Special Branch (SB), an intelligence agency of the Federal Capital Police, in Sitara Market in Islamabad, killing himself and a Policeman.

2
2
4

April 04

Margala Road / Islamabad / Punjab

Eight FC personnel were killed, and seven others injured, when a suicide bomber blew himself up at an FC check post on the Margala Road in national capital Islamabad.

9
7
5

April 05

Chakwal / Punjab

A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of an Imambargah (Shia place of worship) at Chakwal in Punjab province, killing 24 people, including three children, and injuring 140 others, at a religious gathering.

25
140
6

May 27

CCPO & ISI offices / Lahore / Punjab

Suicide bombers detonated a vehicle loaded with 100 kilograms of explosives near offices of the capital city police officer (CCPO) and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in Lahore- killing at least 27 persons and injuring 326 others, in addition to destroying a two-storey building of the Rescue 15 police service.

28
326
7

June 6

Sector G-8 / Islamabad / Punjab

Two Policemen were killed and four others injured in a suicide attack on a Rescue 15 office at Sector G-8 in capital Islamabad.

3
4
8

June 12

Garhi Shahu / Lahore / Punjab

At least seven persons, including a prominent anti-Taliban cleric, were killed and seven injured when a suicide attacker detonated himself at the Jamia Naeemia madrassa (seminary) in the Garhi Shahu area of Lahore shortly after Friday prayers.

8
7
9

July 2

Chur Chowk / Rawalpindi / Punjab

36 persons were injured when a young suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a bus carrying employees of the Army-run Heavy Mechanical Complex at the Peshawar Road near Chur Chowk in Rawalpindi.

1
36
10

October 5

WFP office / Islamabad / Punjab

A suicide bomber targeted the WFP office in Islamabad, killing five persons, including a UN diplomat and two women employees. Six other staff members were injured.

6
6
11

October 20

H-10 sector / Islamabad / Punjab

Two suicide bombers targeted the new campus of the International Islamic University Islamabad in the H-10 sector of Islamabad, killing at least six students and staff members, including two female students, and injuring more than 29 others.

8
29
12

October 23

Kamra / Attock / Punjab

Eight persons were killed and 17 others sustained injuries when a suicide bomber exploded himself at a Police check-post on the GT Road near the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) in Kamra in the Attock District of Punjab.

9
17
13

October 24

Lillah / Kalar Kahar / Punjab

A Motorway Police official was killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car near Lillah Interchange close to Kalar Kahar in Punjab.

2
0
14

November 2

Shalimar Plaza / Rawalpindi / Punjab

At least 35 persons, including two women and children, were killed and 63 others sustained injuries when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a branch of the National Bank of Pakistan in Rawalpindi.

36
63
15

November 2

Babu Sabu / Lahore / Punjab

Police foiled a terrorist attack targeting a police check-post at the Babu Sabu Interchange of the Lahore-Islamabad motorway, an entry point into Lahore.

1
25
16

December 7

Allama Iqbal / Lahore / Punjab

Two bomb blasts killed at least 45 people, and injured more than 100 at the crowded Moon Market in Allama Iqbal area of Lahore in Punjab.

47
100
17

December 8

Multan / Punjab

A group of three Taliban militants launched a gun, rocket and suicide attack on the office of ISI, killing at least 12 people and injuring several others at Multan in Punjab.

15
NS
18

December 15

Dera Ghazi Khan / Punjab

A suicide car bomb exploded in a market outside the home of the Punjab Chief Minister's senior adviser, Zulfiqar Khosa in Dera Ghazi Khan District of Punjab, killing 33 people and injured 60 others

34
60
19

December 24

Kurri Road / Rawalpindi / Punjab

A six-year-old girl, Arooj, was killed and two people, including a head constable, were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside an Imambargah on Kurri Road in Rawalpindi.

2
2
Total
284
889


2008

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

January 10

Lahore / Punjab

At least 24 people, including 17 policemen, were killed and 80 others injured in a suicide bomb blast outside the Lahore High Court, minutes before the arrival of an anti-government lawyers' procession.

25
80
2

February 4

NLC GHQ / Rawalpindi / Punjab

At least ten persons were killed and about 10 others were wounded when a suicide bomber crashed his bike into an armed forces bus carrying students and officials of Army Medical College, near the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

11
10
3

February 25

Rawalpindi / Punjab

A suicide bomber killed eight people, including the Pakistan Army's surgeon general, in Rawalpindi - the highest-ranking military official killed since the country joined the US-led war on terror.

9
25
4

March 4

Pakistan Navy War College / Lahore / Punjab

Eight persons were killed and 24 others sustained injuries when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the parking area of the Pakistan Navy War College in Lahore.

10
24
5

March 11

FIA headquarters / Lahore / Punjab

At least 30 people were killed and more than 200 sustained injuries in suicide blasts at the FIA headquarters and an advertising agency office in Lahore.

31
200
6

June 2

Danish embassy / Islamabad / Punjab

A suspected suicide bomber blew up his car outside the Danish embassy in Islamabad, killing at least eight persons and injuring 30 others.

9
30
7

July 6

Melody Market / Islamabad / Punjab

20 persons, including 15 policemen, were killed and more than 40 persons wounded in a suicide attack near the Melody Market area of capital Islamabad.

21
40
8

August 13

Allama Iqbal Town / Lahore / Punjab

A suicide blast in Lahore killed at least nine persons and injured more than 35, targeting policemen standing guard on the eve of the Independence Day.

10
35
9

August 21

Wah / Islamabad / Punjab

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gates of the Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) in the high security cantonment town of Wah, around 30 kilometers from capital Islamabad, killing at least 70 persons in what was described as the deadliest attack on a military installation in the country's history.

72
NS
10

September 20

Marriott Hotel / Islamabad / Punjab

A suicide bomber detonated a truck packed with explosives at the Marriott Hotel in capital Islamabad, killing at least 60 people. At least 200 people, including a Pakistan Peoples Party legislator, were injured in the explosion, which ruptured a gas pipeline and triggered a huge blaze.

61
200
11

October 6

Bhakkar / Islamabad / Punjab

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of people at the house of Rashid Akbar Niwani, a Shia Member of National Assembly from the PML-N, in Bhakkar, 260-km southwest of Islamabad in Punjab, killing 25 people and wounding 60 others, including Niwani.

26
60
12

October 9

Police Lines / Islamabad / Punjab

A suspected suicide car bombing destroyed part of an Anti-Terror Squad building and wounded at least six policemen in the heavily guarded Police Lines area in Islamabad.

1
6
Total
286
710


2007

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

January 26

Hotel Marriott / Islamabad / Punjab

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside Hotel Marriott in the capital Islamabad, killing a guard, Tariq Mehmmod, and wounding five persons.

2
0
2

February 6

Islamabad airport / Punjab

A suicide attacker blew himself up in the car park of Islamabad airport, killing himself and injuring 10 people, mostly security force personnel.

1
10
3

July 17

Islamabad / Punjab

Approximately 16 people died and more than 63 were wounded in a suicide bomber attack outside the venue of a lawyers rally in Islamabad.

17
63
4

July 27

Islamabad / Punjab

At least 15 people, including eight police personnel, were killed and 53 others wounded, when a suicide bomber struck a group of police personnel in a restaurant following a clash between the Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) activists and the police after Friday prayers in Islamabad.

16
53
5

September 4

RA Bazaar / Rawalpindi / Punjab

At least 30 people were killed and 70 others wounded in two suicide attacks at Qasim Market and RA Bazaar in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.

31
70
6

October 30

cantonment area / Rawalpindi / Punjab

A suicide bomber killed eight people, including three police personnel, and injured at least 18 others, including 14 police personnel, when he blew himself up at a police picket near district courts in the cantonment area of Rawalpindi.

9
18
7

November 1

Faisalabad Road / Sargodha / Punjab

A suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) bus, killing seven officers of the PAF and three civilians on the Faisalabad Road in Sargodha in Punjab. At least 28 people were wounded in the attack.

11
28
8

November 24

Rawalpindi / Punjab

Two suicide bombers simultaneously targeted military personnel and installations at two different places in Rawalpindi, claiming over 32 lives and wounding 55 others.

33
55
9

December 10

Kamra / Punjab

Eight persons, including five schoolchildren, were injured when a suicide bomber exploded his car targeting a Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) bus carrying air force employees' children at a military base at Kamra about 50 kilometres northwest of Islamabad.

1
8
10

December 27

Liaquat Bagh / Rawalpindi / Punjab

31 people were killed and over 100 others wounded when a suicide attacker riding on a motorbike blew himself up after firing at Benazir who was waving to her supporters from her vehicle's sun roof in Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi.

32
100
Total
153
405


2005

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

May 27

Diplomatic Enclave / Islamabad / Punjab

At least 25 people, including a suspected suicide bomber, are killed and approximately 100 others sustain injuries during a powerful explosion at the Bari Imam shrine of the Shia sect located in vicinity of the diplomatic enclave in capital Islamabad.

25
100
Total
25
100


2004

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

February 28

Satellite Town / Rawalpindi / Punjab

A suicide bomber is killed and four worshippers sustain injuries in an attack on a mosque in the Satellite Town area of Rawalpindi.

1
4
2

July 30

Jaffar village / Attock / Punjab

Seven persons, including the attacker, are killed in a suicide bomb attack on the car of Finance Minister and Prime Minister-designate, Shaukat Aziz, at village Jaffar in Fateh Jang.

7
NS
3

October 1

Sialkot / Punjab

At least 31 people are killed and 75 others sustain injuries in a suspected suicide bombing at a Shia mosque at Sialkot in the Punjab province during the Friday prayers.

32
75
4

October 10

Mochi Gate / Lahore / Punjab

A suspected suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up at a Shia mosque in the Mochi Gate area of Lahore, killing at least five people, including two children, and injuring six others.

6
6
Total
46
85


2003

S.N.

Date

Place / District

Incidents

killed
Injured
1

December 25

Jhanda Chichi / Rawalpindi / Punjab

14 persons were killed and 46 others injured during a second assassination attempt on President Pervez Musharraf in the Jhanda Chichi area of Rawalpindi. The President narrowly escaped the suicide assassination attempt when his motorcade was hit by two explosive laden vehicles. Both the suicide bombers were also believed to have been killed in the incident.

15
46
Total
15
46

 

 

 

 

 

 
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