Sacrificing Our TODAY for the World's TOMORROW
FATA is "Federally Administered Tribal Area" of Pakistan; consisting of 7 Agencies and 6 F.Rs; with a 27000 Sq Km area and 4.5 m population.
MYTH: FATA is the HUB of militancy, terrorism and unrest in Afghanistan.
REALITY: FATA is the worst "VICTIM of Militancy”. Thousands of Civilians dead & injured; Hundreds of Schools destroyed; Thousands of homes raised to ground; 40% population displaced from homes.

Monday, May 16, 2011

January 2011 - “War on Terrorism” Related Violence against Pakistan’s Citizens

In an effort to counter the "Terrorist Pakistan" rhetoric, "FATA Awareness Initiative" Team presents the actual picture of Pakistan's woes at the hands of Terrorism in a new series "Pakistan: VICTIM of Terrorism".
We present the "War on Terrorism" related violent incidents in which Pakistani STATE, SECURITY FORCES and CIVILIANS have been targeted. The following information is for the month of January 2011.

January 2011

January 31: 21 terrorists were killed when the SFs launched operations in different areas of Mohmand Agency in FATA.
Six people, including a DSP, Rasheed Khan, were killed with his two guards along with 19 others injured in a suicide attack on Kohat road in Kohat District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

January 30: At least 26 terrorists were killed in separate incidents during an action of SFs in Pandiali, Safi, Banizai and Ambar tehsils of Mohmand and Orakzai Agency of FATA. 16 terrorists were killed and several others were wounded while their four hideouts were dismantled in Mohmand Agecny. SFs killed ten TTP terrorists in Orakzai Agency.
20 TTP militants and six Turi Bangash tribesmen were killed and two TTP militants were injured when militants attacked a village in Kurram Agency in FATA.
January 29: SFs, in an air strike, killed nine militants belonging to the TTP in Safi tehsil of Mohmand Agency in FATA.
January 28: SFs bombed terrorist hideouts in a tribal region near the Afghan border on January 28, killing 28 terrorists. It was reported that 30 terrorists were wounded in the operation while eight houses belonging to militants were caught fire.
Five terrorists, including a 'commander', were killed by SFs in different areas of Mohmand Agency in FATA.
At least four people including two women were killed and 19 others wounded in twin truck bombings that targeted a key Kohat tunnel in Kohat town in Kohat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
January 27: At least 11 terrorists, including one suicide bomber, were killed in separate incidents in the Tribal Areas bordering Afghanistan. In one incident, Pakistani troops and helicopter gunships killed 10 terrorists in a raid on their hideouts in Mohmand Agency in FATA.
January 26: At least 18 suspected militants were killed and 22 others were injured when gunship helicopters and fighter jets bombed militant hideouts in different parts of Mohmand Agency in FATA. At least three people, including a woman, were killed in Shamsha area of Safi tehsil in FATA.
January 25: A suicide bomber struck at the Ghora Chowk in the Urdu Bazaar area of Lahore, the Provincial Capital of Punjab, killing at least 10 people, including a woman and three Policemen, and injured at least 85 others.
Three Policemen were killed and several others injured in a bomb attack in Karachi, the Provincial Capital of Sindh.
January 23: A series of US drone strikes in North Waziristan Agency in FATA killed at least 13 terrorists, as tribesmen took to the streets to protest against the aerial campaign.
At least three people were killed and four others injured in an ambush on the vehicle of former Nazim, Pir Ameer Faisal, in Hangu town of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
January 22: Two levies personnel and a civilian were killed while one soldier and six civilians were wounded in an explosion in Lower Orakzai Agency in FATA.
January 21: Four militants were killed in a retaliatory firing by SFs when a group of militants attacked a security checkpost in Miranshah, headquarters of NWA of FATA.
January 20: Three persons were killed when a tractor trolley struck against a landmine in Gram village of Kurram Agency in FATA.
January 19 – 20: A bomb planted in a horse cart exploded near a school in Peshawar, killing three persons and injuring 10 others in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
January 18: At least seven persons were killed when the US drone fired two missiles at a compound in Daska village, about 40 kilometres from Miranshah, in Dattakhel tehsil of NWA in FATA. Three persons were injured in the attack.
Three soldiers were killed and three others injured when militants attacked a camp of SFs in Razmak town of NWA in FATA.
The TTP killed four members of an alleged ‘dacoit group’ in Sarkadana area of Hangu District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
January 17: The death toll in the bomb explosion inside a minibus at Jawarza in Hangu District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa rose with eight people succumbing to injuries.
January 15: Six militants were killed when a vehicle carrying militants hit a landmine in the Mamozai area of Orakzai Agency in FATA.
SFs shot dead four militants in a retaliatory firing when a group of militants attacked a security checkpost in the Toda Khora area of Orakzai Agency.
January 14: SFs killed 11 militants, including foreigners, and injured many others in Chinarak area near Afghanistan border in Kurram Agency of FATA.
FC personnel killed three militants and injured four others in retaliatory firing when a group of unidentified militants attacked the FC camp in Bhaidaq of Mohammad Agency with rockets and mortar shells.
TTP militants armed with rockets and rifles attacked the house of a woman Police constable, Shamshad Begum (50), early in the morning, killing her and five of her relatives in Tootkas town of the Hangu District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
January 13: Mortar shells fired from across Afghanistan border killed eight persons, including five men and three women, in Tity Mada Khel village in the North Waziristan Agency of FATA.
Unidentified militants ambushed a Police mobile van with a remote control bomb, killing four Policemen and injuring five others in Sardikhel town in Bannu District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
January 12: At least 20 persons were killed and another 16 injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into Miryan Police Station in the Bannu town of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Seven militants were killed and 10 other militants injured when SFs heavily pounded terrorist hideouts near the Afghanistan border in Orakzai Agency of FATA.
Five persons were killed when a US drone targeted a compound at Haider Khel village in Mir Ali tehsil of NWA
January 11: Unidentified assailants shot dead three labourers of Punjabi origin and injured two others in Panjgur District of Balochistan.
A tribal elder along with his driver and security man were shot dead by unidentified militants in Gulshan Abad area of Hangu District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
January 10: Five militants, including a local 'commander', were killed when two rival militant outfits clashed in Zangi area of Kurram Agency in FATA. Sources said that the killed militants belonged to Al Badr outfit.
January 7: A US drone fired four missiles at a vehicle in Datta Khel town of North Waziristan Agency in FATA, killing six persons.
January 6: Six militants, including three 'commanders', were killed in a clash with the Qaumi Lashkar in Saifaldar town, near the Afghanistan border, of Orakzai Agency in FATA. Three militants were injured in the clash.
January 5: Three persons were killed when their vehicle hit roadside IEDs near Badragai village in Shakai tehsil of South Waziristan Agency in FATA in the afternoon.
January 1: Three US missile strikes hours apart killed 18 persons near the Afghanistan border in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

Note: All info is shared here "in good faith" and after all thorough research possible. However, "FATA Awareness Initiative" Team may not be held responsible for any discrepancy in the info that may explicitly and/or implicitly damage anybody's interests. Corrections will, however, be made if any errors in the info are pointed out.

We Hope You find the info useful. Keep visiting this blog and remember to leave your feedback / comments / suggestions / requests / corrections.
With Regards,
"FATA Awareness Initiative" Team.

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