Quetta attack: Other terror strikes in Pakistan in 2016

This is the seventh major attack in Pakistan this year.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 25, 2016 8:33 am
Quetta terror attack, terror attacks in Pakistan, 2016 terror attacks Pakistan, terror in Pakistan, suicide attacks, Pakistan news, world news, latest news, indian express Amid pressure from neighbours in the region over curbing terror on their soil, Pakistan on Monday night witnessed yet another terror attack. (AP Photo)

Amid pressure from neighbours in the region over curbing terror on their soil, Pakistan on Monday night witnessed yet another terror attack. Militants attacked a police training Centre in Quetta as 60 policemen were killed. Attackers reportedly entered the hostels of the training centre from the front gate and opened fire, possibly also taking some police personnel hostage and injuring 118 cadets. Media reports suggest that over 50 have been wounded in the attacks, with three in critical condition. Three of the militants were also killed in what was the seventh major attack in Pakistan this year.

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Here is a timeline of terror attacks that have taken place in Pakistan in 2016:

1. January 13, Quetta suicide bombing: At least 15 people killed and over 10 others injured as a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up outside a polio vaccination centre in Balochistan’s capital Quetta.

2. January 20, Bacha Khan University attacks: A group of militants storm Bacha Khan University in volatile northwestern Pakistan killing at least 25 people and wounding 60. Tehreek-e-Taliban take responsibility for the attacks.

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3. March 16, Peshawar bus bombing: At least 16 Pakistani government employees killed and over 30 others injured after a powerful bomb ripped through a bus ferrying them to work in Peshawar, an attack Taliban said was to avenge death sentences confirmed against 13 militants a day earlier.

4. March 27, Lahore suicide attack: At least 72 people, mostly women and children, at a park in Lahore on Sunday in a suicide attack claimed by a Pakistani Taliban faction which targeted Christians. More than 300 other people also wounded.

Security officials gather at the site of a blast outside a public park in Lahore

5. August 8, Quetta Government Hospital attacks: Suicide bomber strikes 200 lawyers who had gathered outside the emergency ward of civil hospital in Quetta after a senior lawyer was shot dead, killing at least 70 people, including 40 lawyers. Taliban’s Jamaatul Ahrar faction and Islamic State extremists claimed responsibility for the attack.

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6. September 16, Mohmand Agency mosque suicide attack: At least 28 people killed and 31 injured in a suspected suicide blast inside a local mosque in Mohmand Agency during Friday prayers. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claimed responsibility for the attack.

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    SubbuI
    Oct 25, 2016 at 7:05 am
    YOY TASTE YOUR OWN MADICINE YOU S.ALL THESE TERRORIST ARE YOUR PRODUCT ONLY.THE PROVERB SAYS " THE ONE WHO TAKES KNIFE FOR LIVING WILL END LIFE. BY KNIFE ONLY. STHAN WILL BE FINISHED BY MUSLEM TERRORISTS ONLY
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      Archpagan
      Oct 25, 2016 at 5:25 am
      GOPIKISHENA BOL MANUA, RADHEKISHANA BOLE!
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        vivian
        Oct 25, 2016 at 7:16 am
        Indian money and Afgha brain washed will do the job .. A surgical strike that the govt promised to its nation... Indian terrorist camps operating from Afghan soil
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          Ashok Mazumdar
          Oct 25, 2016 at 4:15 am
          Modi Tweet?😢
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            Ashok Mazumdar
            Oct 25, 2016 at 9:35 am
            Surgical Strike!!👌
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              KAPIL DEV
              Oct 25, 2016 at 4:05 am
              boya pairh babool ka phal kahan se aiyey .( SOWN TREE OF BABOOL FROM WHERE FRUIT SPRINGS) stan has sown the seeds of BABOOL FROM WHERE FRUIT COME .? PITIABLE CONDITION NA SAHA NA JATTA HAI NA KAHA HI JATTA HAI . HOW CAN THEY ADMIT THEIR SIN OF NOURISHING TERRORIST TO KILL INDIAN . IT IS A POISONOUS SNAKE WHICH HAS BITE THEM AGAIN IN QUETTA . . THAT IS DEPLORABLE . WE HAVE SYMPATHY WITH THE BEREAVED FAMILIES WHO LOST THEIR DEARS .
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