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

May 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 May 2011. 
May 2011 
May 16: Saudi diplomat shot dead in Karachi by unidentified militants. 
May 15: Militants kill Mohmand peace committee elder in Swabi.
May 14: Bomb blast in a Passenger Bus  in Kharian (Punjab) left 6 civilians dead and many others injured.
May 13: Two Suicide Bombers struck at the “Frontier Constabulary” Fort in Shabqadar, Charsadda. More than 80 people, 70 Security personnel among them, were killed and 150+ were injured.
May 06: US drones fired missiles into a compound in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan Agency killing at least 17 persons.
Unidentified militants today fired rockets on a group of Shia Muslims in Quetta, killing at least eight and injuring 15 others.
May 04: Ten militants were killed and many others injured in a clash between the Hafiz Daulat and Nabi groups in Kurrat area of Kurram Agency.
May 03: Seven LI militants were killed and two others injured in aerial shelling firing by the SFs in the remote Bazaar Zakha Khel area of Khyber Agency.
May 02: Four persons, including a woman and three children, were killed and five others, including two Policemen, were injured when a bomb exploded near a mosque in the Umerzai Police Station area of Charsadda District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
US President Barack Obama confirmed that Osama Bin Laden was killed in a US Army operation conducted in Abbottabad District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
May 01: At least 25 militants and a trooper were killed and several were injured in Baizai tehsil of Mohmand Agency in FATA when SFs destroyed their hideouts by gunship helicopters.
Four Policemen were killed and 11 containers transporting supplies to NATO forces in Afghanistan were completely destroyed when unidentified militants fired rockets on NATO containers and the Police checkpost on Rawalpindi-Talagang Road near Dhalya Chowk in Pindi Gheb town of Attock District.


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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