Suicide Attacks 2002-2011

Statistics from the Federal Ministry of Interior state that 3,433 Pakistanis had been killed in 215 incidents of suicide attacks between July 2007 and July 20101

Attacks
2001 - -
2002 Sheraton Hotel in Karachi attacked 11 French engineers killed2
2003 Attempted assassination of President Perez Musharraf Quetta Mosque Bombing 16 fatalities, 46 injured
47 people killed and 65 injured3
2004 7 attacks including Quetta Massacre 89 deaths4 (46 fatalities, 100 injured in Quetta massacre)5
2005 4 attacks 84 fatalities
2006 7 attacks 161 fatalities
2007 Up to 60 attacks6 (including assassination of Benazir Bhutto) 765 fatalities7 (770 according to Pakistan security report)
2008 63 attacks8 967 fatalities
2009 76 attacks9/87 attacks10 949 fatalities11
2010 49 attacks12/68 attacks13 1,167 fatalities14
2011 Over 30 as of Sept 201115 Over 60016

1. http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/countries/pakistan/

2. http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-09-09/pakistan/30134321_1_suicide-bombings-suicide-attacks-quetta

3.http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_5-7-2003_pg1_1

4.http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-09-09/pakistan/30134321_1_suicide-bombings-suicide-attacks-quetta

5.http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/3524851.stm

6. Pakistan Security Report 2007

7.http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-09-09/pakistan/30134321_1_suicide-bombings-suicide-attacks-quetta

8.Pakistan Security Report 2008

9. http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/countries/pakistan/

10. Pakistan Security Report 2010

11. http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/countries/pakistan/

12. http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/countries/pakistan/

13. Pakistan Security Report 2010

14. http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/countries/pakistan/

15. http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/MI16Df04.html

16. http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/MI16Df04.html both figures for 2011 calculated from the following figures: “for 2011, 45 people were killed in four incidents, 39 people were killed in three suicide attacks in February, 127 more lost their lives in six suicide attacks in March; another 65 were killed in April, 154 people lost their lives at the hands of human bombs in five such incidents in May, 66 more Pakistanis perished in four attacks in June, 11 people were killed in three attacks in July, and 71 Pakistanis lost their lives in four suicide bombings in August. This month 24 people have killed so far in one suicide attack in Quetta on September 7.18