Major terrorist attacks in 2010 in Pakistan

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1 January: At least 105 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew up his vehicle in a crowd watching a volleyball game in Lakki Marwat, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

3 January: In the north-western Pakistani town of Hangu, a former provincial minister and two other people were killed in a roadside bomb attack, police have said. The blast reportedly killed Ghani-ur Rehman, his driver and his bodyguard. The minister was reported as being a former Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa education minister, for the area.

1 February: In Karachi, ethnic and political clashes resulted in the target killings of least 26 people. These latest clashes come as dozens more have been killed in similar attacks over the past few weeks, across the city.

12 March: Two suicide bomb attacks in the Pakistani city of Lahore has resulted in the deaths of at least 45 people and has wounded 100 others. Both of these bomb attacks reportedly targeted military vehicles, as they were passing through a crowded area. The blasts occurred within 15–20 seconds of each other. It is known that at least 9 soldiers were killed in these two suicide bombings. These two blasts occurred very close to the RA bazaar, which is in a busy residential and shopping area where the army and security agencies have facilities.

5 April: At least 43 people were killed and more than 50 others were wounded after a suicide bomber attacked a political party rally in the Lower Dir district of north-western Pakistan. The bomber had reportedly detonated his explosives near to the stage of this outdoor rally, as hundreds of people were attending the event. The Lower Dir district was the scene of a major offensive against the Taliban by the Pakistani Army only last year.

17 April: At least 41 people were killed and more than 60 others were injured after two suicide bombers attacked the Kacha Pukha camp, near to the Pakistani city of Kohat. The first suicide bomber had reportedly detonated his explosives after walking into a gathering of people, as they were receiving relief aid from the authorities. The second suicide bomber then struck, in the middle of a gathering crowd only a few minutes after the first blast. It is also known that both of these bombers were wearing burqas, as they were carrying out each of their suicide attacks on this refugee camp.

20 May: Sectarian clashes between rival ethnic groups resulted in the deaths of up to 23 people in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. The death toll is expected to rise, as some of those injured are believed to be in a critical condition and it is known that the vast majority of these deaths were attributed to drive-by shootings within this particular city.

28 May: Two Ahmadi mosques in Lahore were attacked by an unknown group. The two attacks were carried out nearly simultaneously, at Garhi Shahu and Lahore Model Town, 15 km apart. More than 95 people were killed and 108 others were injured.

9 July: At least 100 people were killed and more than 120 others were reportedly injured after a suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a local administrator's office within the Pakistani tribal village of Yakaghund, in the Mohmand Agency, which is located near to the border between the two countries of both Afghanistan and Pakistan. It was later known that this suicide blast took place at the gate to the local administrator's office, according to witnesses within the local area.

23 July: A series of killings across the major southern port city of Karachi, in southern Pakistan, over the past four days has resulted in the deaths of at least 23 people. It is known that many of these attacks had occurred within different areas of the city.

3 August: At least 35 people were killed and 80 others were reportedly wounded in Pakistani's largest southern port city of Karachi. The violence erupted as protesters torched dozens of shops and vehicles following the assassination of a lawmaker, Raza Haider, who was apparently shot dead by unidentified militants in the city.

23 August: At least 24 people were killed and more than 25 others were reportedly injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a mosque within the town of Wana, which is located in the tribal region of South Waziristan.

1 September: At least 30 people were killed and more than 250 others were reportedly injured in a series of three bomb explosions, which occurred during a Shia procession within the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. It was later reported by the head of Lahore's police force, who claimed that at least two of these bomb explosions, were as a result of suicide bombings and that apparently at least 35 of those who were injured in these three bomb explosions were confirmed as being in a critical condition. These attacks have occurred, despite a lull in such bombings within the past month due to the Pakistan floods.

3 September: At least 73 people were killed and more than 200 others were reportedly injured in a suspected suicide bombing upon a Shia Muslim rally within the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta. This suicide blast was also reportedly followed by firing, according to local reports within the area.

7 September: At least 21 people were killed and nearly 100 others were reportedly injured after a suicide car bomber attacked the gates to a police headquarters, in the north-western Pakistani town of Kohat, local police officials in the area have claimed. It was later reported that this suicide car bomb explosion had reportedly targeted a police family compound, as people were apparently breaking their fast during the holy month of Ramadan.

9 October: Unidentified militants, in south-western Pakistan, attacked and torched 30 NATO oil tankers, which were carrying fuel to foreign forces in neighbouring Afghanistan. No details surrounding the amount of casualties sustained, were apparently specified from this militant attack.

17 October:- At least 22 people were killed and several others injured in pre-election violence within Pakistan's biggest city of Karachi, which is located in southern Pakistan. This spate of violence comes as the city is set to hold a by-election for a seat in the provincial assembly.

November 5: At least 72 people were killed and around 100 others injured in a suicide bombing at a mosque during Friday prayers within the village of Akhurwal, which is located in the Darra Adam Khel area near the FATA, of north-western Pakistan. It was later reported that the force of the bomb explosion was so powerful that the roof of the mosque apparently caved in and reportedly all that was left remaining was one wall of the building.

December 6: At least 50 people were killed and more than 100 others injured, after two suicide bombers targeted a government compound within the main town of Ghalanai, which is located in the Mohmand Agency, of north-western Pakistan. It was later reported that two suicide bombers disguised in police uniforms perpetrated the attacks, as they targeted government officials meeting anti-Taliban allies.

December 25: At least 47 people were killed and over 100 others injured, after a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives in a large crowd of people displaced by fighting, who were collecting food at a distribution centre of the World Food Programme in the Pakistani town of Khar, which is located within the Bajaur tribal region, of north-western Pakistan.

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