PESHAWAR

2002

May 8: 11 French and 3 Pakistanis killed in bus bombing near Sheraton hotel.

June 14: A car bomb exploded near the US Consulate in Karachi, killing 12 people and wounding over 50 others.

2003

December 14: The then president Pervez Musharraf survived an assassination attempt when a powerful bomb went off minutes after his highly-guarded convoy crossed a bridge in Rawalpindi.

December 25: Musharraf escapes another attempt when two suicide bombers tried to assassinate his, but their car bombs failed to kill the president, while 16 others died in the attack.

2004

May 3: A car bomb in Gwadar kills three Chinese engineers and injured 10 other people.

June 10: Gunmen opened fire on a convoy carrying the then corps commander Lt Gen Ahsan Saleem Hayat, leaving 11 people dead in Karachi. The corps commander escapes unhurt.

July 30: Assassination attempt on Prime Minister-elect Shaukat Aziz in Fateh Jang. Nine people were killed.

August 2: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Mohammad Yousuf escaped an assassination bid when unidentified persons fired at his convoy killing one of his bodyguards.

2005

September 22: Six people, including a woman, killed and 27 injured in two blasts in Lahore.

2006

November 8: A suicide bomber killed 42 soldiers and injured 20 in the north-western town of Dargai.

2007

September 4: At least 25 people killed and 66 injured in two suicide bomb blasts in Rawalpindi cantonment’s high security areas during morning rush hour.

October 18: Attack on Benazir Bhutto’s rally killed over 139 in Karachi and left more than 450 injured in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in Pakistan.

December 27: Two-time prime minister Benazir Bhutto assassinated in a shooting and suicide bombing in Rawalpindi’s Liaquat Bagh, killing up to 20 others and injuring many.

2008

January 10: Around 24 people killed and 73 injured in a suicide attack when the policemen targeted outside Lahore High Court before the lawyer’s scheduled protest against the government.

February 25: Pakistan Army’s top medic Lt-Gen Mushtaq Baig killed along with the driver and security guard, when a suicide attack ripped apart the vehicle he was travelling near GHQ in Rawalpindi. At least five passers-by were also killed.

March 4: Eight persons killed and 24 others injured when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the parking area of the Pakistan Navy War College in Lahore.

March 11: At least 24 people killed and more than 200 wounded in twin suicide bombings in Lahore.

August 12: A bomb targeted a PAF bus carrying personnel from a military base, killing 13 people and wounded 11 others in Peshawar.

August 19: Some 32 people, seven policemen and two health officials among them, killed and 55 others injured in a suicide bombing at DHQ Hospital in Dera Ismail Khan.

August 21: At least 70 people killed and 67 others injured when two suicide bombers blew themselves up outside the gates of the POF Wah.

September 20: A truck bomb exploded outside the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, killing 54 people and wounding 266.

October 2: A suicide bomber targeted the house of ANP leader Asfandyar Wali Khan in Wali Bagh, Charsadda, killing four people. Asfand survives the attack.

2009

February 11: ANP provincial lawmaker Alam Zeb Khan killed in a remote-controlled blast.

March 30: Eight police recruits and a civilian killed when Around 10 terrorists attacked the Manawan Police Training School in Lahore.

May 27: Suicide bombers detonated a vehicle loaded with explosives near the offices of the CCPO and the ISI in Lahore, killing at least 27 people and wounding 326.

June 9: A massive truck bomb ripped through the Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar. 11 people killed and more than 60 injured.

September 26: Two suicide attackers separately rammed their explosives-laden vehicles into a police station in Bannu and a military-owned commercial bank in Peshawar, killing at least 23 people and injuring around another 200.

October 9: A suicide attack at Khyber Bazaar in Peshawar killed 55 people and injured more than 148. October 10-11: 22 people, including soldiers and eight gunmen, killed in an attack on GHQ in Rawalpindi.

October 25: 19 people, including 14 security officials, killed and 41 others sustained injuries in three separate terror attacks in Lahore. All nine attackers were also shot dead by security personnel.

October 16: 15 people, including three policemen and a minor, killed and 21 wounded in a suicide attack on the offices of the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of police in Peshawar.

October 23: Eight persons 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) Kamra.

October 28: 118 people killed and over 200 injured by a car bomb in a market in Peshawar.

November 13: 17 people – 10 military personnel and three civilians – killed and 60 injured in suicide hit at a checkpost in front of the ISI office in Peshawar.

December 8: ISI office attacked in Multan. 12 people killed and 47 injured.

2010

January 1: 105 people killed when a suicide bomber blew up his vehicle during a volleyball match in Lakki Marwat.

March 8: A suicide bomber killed 13 people in Lahore and wounded more than 60 others at an office of FIA.

March 12: Two suicide bomb attacks in Lahore killed 45 people, as military vehicles were targeted.

April 5: 43 people killed and more than 50 others were wounded after a suicide bomber attacked an ANP rally in Lower Dir.

July 9: At least 100 people killed and more than 120 injured after a suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a local administrator’s office at Yakaghund in the Mohmand Agency.

September 7: 21 people killed after a suicide car bomber attacked the local police headquarters in Kohat.

November 11: At least 20 people killed and more than 100 others injured in a suicide truck bombing, which targeted the Criminal Investigation Department in Karachi.

December 25: 47 deaths reported after a female suicide bomber targeted the displaced people, who were collecting food at a distribution centre of the World Food Programme at Khar in Bajaur Agency.

2011

March 31: An unsuccessful suicide bombing assassination attempt on JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman in Swabi killed 10 people and left another 20 injured.

April 1: Another assassination attempt on Fazl in Charsadda. At least 13 people killed and more than 31 injured.

May 13: Suicide bombers attacked a paramilitary academy in Charsadda. More than 80 newly recruited boys killed and at least 15 injured.

May 22: Mehran Naval Base attacked in Karachi, killing at least nine people and destroying two P-3C Orion maritime surveillance aircraft.

June 12: Three sets of bombings at the Khyber Market of Peshawar left 54 civilians dead and over 100 injured.

2012

January 5: TTP militants killed 15 Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan Agency.

January 10: A planted bomb at a petrol station in Jamrud kills 35 people.

August 16: Nine militants and a soldier killed in an attack on the Kamra airbase.