Major terrorist attacks in Paksitan and India (Year 2015 )

This is a timeline of terrorist incidents which took place in Pakistan & India in year 2015 for political or other unknown motives.

Pakistan:-

Date — 4 Jan 2015

Attack Type — Bombing

Dead — 04

Injured — 08

Location — Orakzai Agency, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Pakistani Taliban or al-Qaeda linked groups

Part of — War in North-west Pakistan

Details — While Shiite men were playing a game of volleyball in the Orakzai tribal district of the Pakistani north-west, a bomb dug into the ground near the playing field detonated killing four civilians and injuring eight others, two critically.

Date — 30 Jan 2015

Attack Type — Bombing

Dead — 60

Injured -

Location — Shikarpur, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Jundullah

Part of — Sectarianism in Pakistan

Details — An explosive device was detonated during the Friday prayers in a Shia mosque in Pakistan’s Shikarpur town, causing at least 60 deaths and part of the building to collapse. Jundullah, a group associated with the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Date — 13 Feb 2015

Attack Type — Mass shooting, bombing

Dead — 22

Injured — 60

Location — Peshawar, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Pakistani Taliban

Part of — War in North-West Pakistan

Details — A militant group broke into a mosque and started shooting people. Three explosions were also heard in the mosque. 22 people were killed and at least 60 injured.

Date — 17 Feb 2015

Attack Type — Bombing

Dead — 8

Injured — 19

Location — Lahore, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Jamaat-ul-Ahrar

Part of — War in North-West Pakistan

Details — An explosion killed eight people and injured 19 in Lahore, Pakistan on 17 February. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a breakaway faction of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, claimed responsibility for the attack

Date — 22 Feb 2015

Attack Type — Car bombing

Dead — 1

Injured — 9

Location — Chaman, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Balochistan conflict

Details -A car bomb explosion killed an eight-year-old child and injured nine people in Chaman, Balochistan, Pakistan

Date — 24 Feb 2015

Attack Type — Bombing

Dead — 1

Injured — 7

Location — Chaman, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Balochistan conflict

Details — An explosion killed one person and injured seven in Chaman, Balochistan, Pakistan

Date — 15 March 2015

Attack Type — Suicide attack

Dead — 14

Injured — 70

Location — Lahore, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Jamaat-ul-Ahrar

Part of — War in North-West Pakistan

Details — A Church attack occurred on 15 March 2015 at 10:00 am in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Two suicide bombers belonging to the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar blew themselves up at two churches in the Youhanabad area. At least 14 people were killed and seventy were wounded in the attacks.

Date — 11 April 2015

Attack Type — Attack

Dead — 20

Injured -

Location — Baluchistan, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Baluch Liberation Front

Part of — Baluchistan conflict

Details — Twenty construction workers were killed in an attack targeting foreigners. The Baluch Liberation Front claimed responsibility for the attack

Date — 13 May 2015

Attack Type — Terrorist Attack

Dead — 45

Injured — 13

Location — Karachi, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Judallah (claimed), Islamic State (claimed), Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (claimed)

Part of — Sectarianism in Pakistan

Details — A bus carrying Shia Muslims was attacked by six armed gunman who rode up in motorcycles. After the attack the bus driver drove straight to a hospital, where people said most of the riders were either dead, unconscious, and spattered in blood

Date — 24 May 2015

Attack Type — Bombing

Dead — 3

Injured — 4

Location — Karachi, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Baloch separatists

Part of — Balochestan conflict

Details — A remote-controlled explosive planted on a parked motorbike was detonated by Baloch separatists, killing three people and injuring four policemen. Among the killed were a rickshaw driver, a 12-year old child and a passerby. The attack was reportedly targeting Pakistani President’s son who had already passed the spot before the explosion took place.

Date — 29 May 2015

Attack Type — Suicide bombing

Dead — 2

Injured — 5

Location — Lahore, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Unknown

Details — A suicide bomber riding in a rickshaw blew himself up, killing a policeman and injuring four policemen and a civilian near Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. The blast took place at 9pm while an international cricket match was being played at the stadium between Pakistan and Zimbabwe

Date — 29 May 2015

Attack Type — Attack

Dead — 21

Injured -

Location — Mastung, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Unknown

Details — Unknown militants attacked two Karachi-bound buses in Mastung, killed 21 people, abducted several others and set the buses ablaze

Date — 11 June 2015

Attack Type — Attack

Dead — 2

Injured — 6

Location — Peshawar, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Pakistani Taliban

Part of — Unknown

Details — Two policemen were killed in an attack by pro-Taliban militants in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Date — 8 June 2015

Attack Type — Suicide bombing, gunfire

Dead — 26 (19 militants, 7 soldiers)

Injured -

Location — North Waziristan, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Unknown

Details — 19 militants and seven soldiers were killed by suicide bombing and exchange of gunfire in North Waziristan, Pakistan

Date — 4 July 2015

Attack Type — Ambush, bombings

Dead — 7

Injured — 9

Location — Waziristan, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan

Part of — War in North-West Pakistan

Details — Three separate attacks in Pir Ghr, North Waziristan and South Waziristan claimed the lives of seven soldiers and injured nine others. Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.

Date — 16 Aug 2015

Attack Type — Suicide bombings

Dead — 22

Injured — 20

Location — Attock District, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Lashkar-e-Jhangvi

Part of — War in North-West Pakistan

Details — Two suspected suicide bombers detonated explosives in the home of Punjab Interior Minister Shuja Khanzada in the Attock District village of Shadikhan, killing the minister and at least 21 other people. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), a group associated with Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Date — 19 Oct 2015

Attack Type — Bus bombing

Dead — 11

Injured — 22

Location — Quetta, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Balochistan conflict

Details — At least 11 people were killed and another 22 were wounded after a bomb exploded in a bus in Quetta, Balochistan.

India:

Date — 19 Oct 2015

Attack Type — Bus bombing

Dead — 11

Injured — 22

Location — Quetta, Pakistan

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Balochistan conflict

Details — At least 11 people were killed and another 22 were wounded after a bomb exploded in a bus in Quetta, Balochistan.

Date — 2 April 2015

Attack Type — Gunmen Attack

Dead — 5

Injured — 7

Location — Kashmir, India

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Kashmir conflict

Details — Gunmen attacked Indian forces in northeastern India and Kashmir on Thursday, killing five security personnel and wounding seven other people

Date — 2 April 2015

Attack Type — Ambush

Dead — 3

Injured — 4

Location — Arunachal Pradesh, India

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Unknown

Details — An ambush of an army convoy in Arunachal Pradesh in the remote northeast killed three soldiers and wounded four others

Date — 3 May 2015

Attack Type — Militant Ambush

Dead — 8

Injured — 6

Location — Nagaland, India

Perpetrator — NSCN

Part of — Insurgency in Northeast India

Details — At least eight Assam Rifles personnels have been killed and six others injured in an ambush by suspected NSCN militants in Mon district of Nagaland on Sunday afternoon. Four other jawans of the paramilitary force are reported missing.

Date — 4 June 2015

Attack Type — Ambush

Dead — 20

Injured — 11

Location — Manipur, India

Perpetrator — Unknown

Part of — Insurgency in Northeast India

Details — The attack, in the Chandel district of Manipur State close to the border with Myanmar, was carried out against a small convoy of army vehicles traveling from one army camp to another in the hilly and forested area about 60 miles south of the state capital, Imphal

Author : Mr. Anand Mishra