Major terrorist attacks after bin Laden's death

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail, June 28, 2011
Adjust font size:

May 13: Two suicide bombers attacked a paramilitary academy training young cadets in Charsadda, more than 80 people were killed and at least 15 injured, the attack was called by the Taliban as revenge for the killing of Osama bin Laden.

May 22: Islamic militants attack Mehran Naval Station, killing at least 9 people and destroying 2 Pakistani P-3C Orion maritime surveillance aircraft.

June 12: Three sets of bombings in the Khyber Market area of Peshawar left 34 civilians dead and over 100 injured. The attack was blamed on the Taliban, although a spokesman for the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan denied responsibility and instead blamed the attack on "foreign agents."

June 13: A suicide bomber detonated himself outside a bank in the I-8 Markaz sector of Islamabad after a security guard tried to stop him. The suicide bomber and the guard both died on the spot while a few people were left injured.

June 25: Five militants attacked a police station in Dera Ismail Khan, a district which borders South Waziristan in northwest Pakistan. The militants were disguised in the burqa dress; two of the terrorists also wore suicide bombing vests. They used grenades and gunfire to launch the attack, killing at least ten police personnel. By the end of the operation, all of the attackers were reported as having being killed. A few dozen police officers were left trapped in the building as a result of the incident.

June 26: A small blast occurred in Multan in the premises of a police station, injuring ten people, four of which were police officers. About 10 kg of explosives were used to cause the explosion. The police arrested a suspect immediately following the incident.

Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from