|Zia-ul-Haq and Fazl-e-Haq.|
Saturday, November 12, 2016
The list of terror incidents in Pakistan after the operation Zarb-e-Azb, which was launched in June 2014:
November 2014: Wagah border attack: 60 killed, 110 injured.
December 2014: Army Public School, Peshawar massacre: 141 fatalities.
January 2015: Bombing at a Shia mosque in Shikarpur: 53 deaths.
February 2015: Bombing at Imamia mosque in Peshawar: 19 killed, 63 injured.
March 2015: Youhana Abad church bombing in Lahore: 14 deaths, 70 wounded.
May 2015: Massacre of Ismailis in a bus at Karachi: 46 killed.
May 2015: Mastung bus attack in Balochistan: 23 fatalities.
August 2015: Suicide blast targeting Punjab’s Home Minister Shuja Khanzada: 14 deaths.
September 2015: Attack at PAF base in Badhaber at Peshawar: 29 killed.
December 2015: Suicide blast in a market at Parachinar: 23 killed, 30 injured.
December 2015: Suicide blast at NADRA office in Mardan: 26 deaths, 56 wounded.
January 2016: Bacha Khan University attack in Charsadda: 20 killed, 60 injured.
March 2016: Attack on a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar: 17 deaths, 53 wounded.
March 2016: Gulshan-e-Iqbal park bombing targeting Christians in Lahore: 74 killed, 338 injured.
August 2016: Civil Hospital attack targeting lawyers in Quetta: 70 killed, 130 wounded.
September 2016: Suicide blast during Friday prayers in Mohmand: 23 fatalities.
October 2016: Attack at a police training center in Quetta: 61 killed, 117 injured.
November 2016: Blast at Shah Noorani shrine in Khuzdar, Balochistan: 52 deaths, 102 wounded.
Note: The list is NOT exhaustive and the toll of the Pakistan Army’s folly in the tribal areas is still mounting. Moreover, if the number of terror attacks before and after the launching of a military operation is not significantly different, then what’s the point of waging a WAR in tribal areas that has displaced millions of poor tribesmen from their towns and villages?