Suicide attacks as the major tool of militants fighting against the state.

Suicide attacks as the major tool of militants fighting against the state.

Suicide attacks became major tool of the militants fighting against Pakistani State. A study by an Islamabad-based independent think tank Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) shows that Suicide attacks caused 46% of the overall deaths caused by all militant attacks in 2018 while 48% of the total number of people injured in…

Trend in suicide attacks once again picking up momentum: PICSS Security Assessment Report

Trend in suicide attacks once again picking up momentum: PICSS Security Assessment Report

Security situation improved in FATA, KPK, deteriorated in Balochistan and Sindh: PICSS Security Assessment Report   According to monthly security assessment report released by Pak Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) – an independent think tank based in Islamabad – a consistent decline in militant attacks in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Khyber…

Question Mark on TTP’s authority over local commanders/splinter groups

Question Mark on TTP’s authority over local commanders/splinter groups

By Gul Dad During the day, 5 violent activities related to anti-state armed conflicts were reported in which 25 people were killed and 87 others injured. All the casualties and injuries were caused by four militant activities as there was only one security forces action reported during the day in which four suspected militants were…

Considerable Escalation in Suicide Attacks in 2013

Considerable Escalation in Suicide Attacks in 2013

Islamabad: Statistics issued by the Conflict Monitoring Center show a considerable rise in suicide attacks in Pakistan during the year 2013, which was the deadliest year since 2010. According to the data released by the CMC, Insurgents fighting against Pakistani state have carried out 47 suicide attacks during the year 2013 in which 701 people…

Changing Targets, Mounting Civilian Casualties: CMC’s Study Report on Suicide Attacks

Changing Targets, Mounting Civilian Casualties: CMC’s Study Report on Suicide Attacks

Militants have carried out 12 suicide attacks in Pakistan during past three months. According to a study conducted by the Conflict Monitoring Center 158 people, mostly civilians (123) were killed and 336 were injured in these attacks. Except 28 Security personal, all injured people (308) were civilians. Twenty-one security forces personnel also lost their lives…

Significant Decline in Suicide Attacks in Pakistan

Significant Decline in Suicide Attacks in Pakistan

CMC’s Annual Report 2011The Conflict Monitoring Center is an Islamabad based Independent Research Center which monitors anti-state and anti-government violence and counter insurgency initiatives by security forces. For preparation of this report the CMC collected data from Inter Services Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, Health Departments of Provinces, National, International and Local media and CMC’s…

Changing Targets, Mounting Civilian Casualties; Study Report on Suicide Attacks

Changing Targets, Mounting Civilian Casualties; Study Report on Suicide Attacks

The Conflict Monitoring Center has conducted a three months study on suicide attacks in Pakistan covering period from July to September 2011. The study shows that 84 percent deaths in suicide attacks were that of innocent civilians while majority of the attacks were also carried out on public places. During the period only one suicide…