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.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

September 2010 - “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 September 2010.
September 2010
September 30: Three militants were killed in an encounter with SFs in Byakan area of Matta tehsil of Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The three militants, identified as Majeedullah of Shangwati, Momin Khan of Gul Jabba in Kabal tehsil, and Nizamuddin of Matta, were killed in retaliatory fire by the SFs. One security personnel was also injured.

September 28: Six militants were killed and five others injured when helicopter gunships shelled militant positions in the upper parts of Orakzai Agency in FATA.

A US drone attack killed four militants and destroyed one militant hideout in Zeba village close to the Afghanistan border and west of Wana, the main town in South Waziristan Agency.

September 27: At least five persons were killed and nine others injured when NATO helicopters once again crossed Pakistani borders and pounded shell in the Mata Sangar area of Kurram Agency in FATA at 5 am (PST).

Four militants were killed when a US drone fired missiles at a house located in Khushali, a village near Mir Ali, in North Waziristan Agency.

September 26: The US-led NATO helicopters killed more than 30 militants inside Pakistan in areas near Miranshah in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

Atleast seven militants were killed when the US drones carried out two attacks in Lwara Mandi village in Dattakhel, around 50 kilometres west of Miranshah, in North Waziristan Agency.

September 25: The US missiles, targeting a vehicle, killed four militants in Datta Khel, a town in the North Waziristan Agency of FATA. It had been the seventeenth such attack this month – the most intense barrage since the air strikes began in 2004.

September 23: Three persons were killed in terrorist attacks on NATO oil tankers in Landi Kotal and Torkham areas in Khyber Agency of FATA.

September 22: Four militants were killed and another eight injured in an encounter with SFs Spray and Bandaray villages in Mamoond tehsil of Bajaur Agency in FATA. Sources said SFs thwarted an attempt by the TTP to capture Spray and Bandaray, two border villages.

10 militants and three Security personnel were killed in an ongoing military operation in FR of Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Political administration officials said that SFs were on patrol in Mamari area of Bara tehsil when their vehicle was hit by a blast caused by a bomb planted on the roadside, killing three soldiers and injuring one.

September 21: At least 28 persons were killed in three US led drone strikes in the remote areas of South and North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

More than 42 militants were killed in the ongoing operation against TTP in Frontier Region of Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Sources said that several other militants were injured and captured as the operation continued on the third consecutive day.

September 20: US drones fired missiles at houses in a village near Mir Ali, a town in the North Waziristan Agency of FATA, killing six persons in the 15th such attack in September 2010.

September 19: The dead bodies of six militants were found at a graveyard while militants attacked the house of a tribal elder in Akhorwal area of Darra Adamkhel in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Sources said that six bodies of militants, who had been shot dead, were found at the graveyard of Akhorwal area.

A US drone fired three missiles at a house in Dattakhel, a town in the North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

September 15: At least 21 persons, including suspected militants, were killed when the US drones carried out two attacks on compounds in North Waziristan of FATA.

Four persons were killed when militants attacked the house of a pro-Government tribal elder, Malak Buner Khan, in Ghafoor Shah Village of Khar tehsil (revenue unit) in Bajaur Agency of FATA in the midnight.

September 14: 14 persons were killed in two separate incidents of missile attacks by the US drones in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

Eight TTP militants and a soldier were killed in an encounter in Dabori Tapu Kaley area in Orakzai Agency. Sources said that the clash erupted when a group of militants attacked a security check post in Dabori Tapu Kaley area.

September 12: A roadside bomb blast killed six persons and injured four others in Kurram Agency of FATA. A pickup truck was heading from Sadda to Wacha Darra in Parachemkani area when an IED planted on a dirt track exploded with a bang. Six persons died on the spot while four others sustained injuries.

September 11: A US missile strike killed six persons and injured several others in the Newey Adda village in the Datta Khel area near Miramshah, the main town of North Waziristan Agency in FATA.

September 10: Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan killed three persons and injured five others in Saidgi area of North Waziristan in FATA. Officials said that several mortar shells were fired from a NATO base in the Khost province of Afghanistan.

September 9: At lest 12 persons, including three children and two women, were killed and two others injured in a roadside bomb explosion near Palaseen village in Kurram Agency of FATA. Sources said that they were going to Hangu from Dool Ragha area in central Kurram when their vehicle hit an IED near Palaseen village.

Six Uzbek militants were killed and five others injured when a US drone fired missiles into a compound in Machus Camp area of North Waziristan Agency.

A US drone strike killed at least four militants in outskirts of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan Agency. "Two US drones fired three missiles. We have reports that four militants were killed," a security official based in Peshawar said.

Four activists of the ANP were shot dead in Doaba town of Hangu District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the night. ANP's local leader Haji Gul Saeed was sitting outside a Hujra along with party men Qadeem Gul, Mastan Shah and Noor Gul when unidentified militants opened fire on them.

Three of the 10 labourers, abducted by TTP from Chitral District on August 29, were killed.

September 8: Fourteen suspected militants and four children were killed when US drones carried out three attacks targeting a compound, a car and a house in Dandy Darpakhel near Miramshah in parts of North Waziristan Agency of FATA near the Afghanistan border.

A house in Dandy Darpakhel was attacked with three missiles. Four suspected militants were killed.

September 7: At least 20 persons, mostly women and children, were killed, while more than 94 others were injured in a car bomb attack near the Kohat Police Lines in Kohat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

September 6: 19 people, including nine Policemen and three students were killed and another 34 injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into the Lakki City Police Station in Lakki Marwat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at 7 am (PST) in the morning.

Six unidentified militants were killed when missiles fired by a US drone hit a car in Madakhel area of North Waziristan Agency of FATA. Local people said that two missiles were fired at the car.

September 4: Eight militants killed when their vehicle hit a bomb detonated by remote control in the Spaircate area of Kurram Agency in FATA.

The SFs destroyed three militant hideouts in Chinarak, killing six militants and injuring 10 others.

US drone missiles killed eight militants and injured 12 others in a village near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan Agency of FATA, Pakistani officials.

SFs killed three militants after an encounter in Matta tehsil of Swat District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

September 3: At least 55 persons were killed while over 200 others were injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up amidst participants of a rally held to mark the Al-Quds Day in Quetta.

September 3: Two US drone strikes killed at least 10 militants, including some foreign militants, in North Waziristan Agency of FATA.

September 1: 43 persons were killed and another 230 injured in two suicide attacks and one grenade attack on a Shia procession marking Hazrat Ali's martyrdom in Lahore. LeJ Al-alami claimed responsibility for the three attacks that occurred minutes apart in Bhaati Gate locality of Lahore.

At least 15 TTP militants were killed and 10 others injured as jet fighters and gunship helicopters bombed their hideouts in Kurram and Orakzai Agencies 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.

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With Regards,
"FATA Awareness Initiative" Team.

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