IED Attacks in Pakistan Since 2001

IED Attacks in Pakistan Since 2001

[easy_chart chart_id=’4948′] Use of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) is also one the effective tool of militants. According to PICSS Militancy Database use of IED is highest number of a specific type and deaths in IEDs are third highest in any specific type of attack (Physical Assaults caused highest fatalities followed by suicide attacks). Pakistan…

Suicide Attacks In Pakistan Since 2001

Suicide Attacks In Pakistan Since 2001

[easy_chart chart_id=’4959′] Current wave of suicide attacks in Pakistan started after 9/11. First suicide attack was carried out in 2002. From 2002 to July 2007 only 37 Suicide attacks were recorded but next five months of 2007 witnessed 48 Number of attacks as Lal Masjid Operation in Islamabad was a watershed moment in the history…

Militant Activities (Grenade, Mortar & Rockets Attacks) In Pakistan Since 2001

Militant Activities (Grenade, Mortar & Rockets Attacks) In Pakistan Since 2001

[easy_chart chart_id=’4974′] Apart from suicide attacks, grenade attacks, target killings the militants also use Grenade Attacks, Mortar and Rocket attacks. PICSS separately records these attacks because they signify certain operation aspects of militants. Statistics of different types of attacks help our researchers to analyze operational capabilities of militants. For exampleif an area witnesses more rocket…

Militant Activities (Kidnappings & Killings) In Pakistan Since 2001

Militant Activities (Kidnappings & Killings) In Pakistan Since 2001

[easy_chart chart_id=’4997′] Militants use kidnapping as guerilla tactic for several reasons. In Pakistani context the most important aspect of kidnapping has financial significance as militants use kidnapping for ransom as a tool to generate money. This was one of their biggest revenue generation drive before nationwide intelligence based operations against kidnapping networks recently in line…