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

13-03-2014: A relatively Peaceful Day

The day was comparatively peaceful as only four violent activities related to anti-state conflicts were reported across the country in which one person was killed, 6 others injured while 52 were arrested. Militants carried out three activities and the only killing of the day as well as all 6 injuries

Remarkable Decline in Militant Attacks after Ceasefire


Islamabad: During the week (from 2 March to 8 March 2014), security situation has significantly improved as compared to previous week. Overall number of incidents related to anti-state violence dropped from 65 to 42. Decline in violent incidents was primarily due to a remarkable reduction in militant attacks after announcement of

Decline in Anti-State Militant Attacks in 2013. CMC’s Annual Security Report

Islamabad; Overall number of anti-state militant attacks in Pakistan has declined in 2013. However, a slight increase in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and unprecedented escalation in Sindh was observed during the year. Overall reduction in militant attacks was 10%. Most significant reduction was observed in Balochistan and FATA. In Balochistan militant attacks declined

No Escalation in Militant Attacks after Hakeemullah’s Death

According to data released by the Conflict Monitoring Center, no escalation in militant attacks observed after death of Hakeemullah Mehsud in a drone attack last month. According to monthly security report of the CMC, militant attacks have dropped considerably in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, during past one month. Security forces are facing

Pakistan: Data shows decline in violence after peace efforts

The monthly security report issued by the Conflict Monitoring Centre (CMC), an Islamabad based independent and non-profit research organization, claimed that militant attacks (MAs) and resultant deaths (RDs) have decreased in October 2013 as compared to the previous month. In the context of behind-the-scene contacts and preparations for talks between

Escalation in Intelligence Driven Operations in Mainland Pakistan

According to Conflict Monitoring Center's monthly Security Report, an unprecedented hike in anti-state violence has been observed during last month.  284 people including 190 civilians have died during last month. The security forces lost their 39 personnel while 47 militants were also killed, most of them in retaliatory firing by

Decrease in Militant Attacks, Improvement in Target Selection

Islamabad: Conflict Monitoring Center has observed a significant decrease in number of militant attacks and deaths related to ongoing insurgencies in Pakistan however, the militants have improved their target selection and acquired attention grabbing as well as tactically significant and successful operations during the month of August 2013. It has also

Escalation in Violence a Question Mark on Success of Military Operation

By Sardar Ahmad There has been a resurge in militant attacks (MAs) and resultant deaths in June after a significant decline in May 2013. This resurge has been observed in Baluchistan, Khyber Pakhtun Khah (KPK) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The security situation in Baluchistan has badly deteriorated during June

Decline in Militant Attacks after General Elections


  The data compiled by CMC reveals significant decline in militant attacks in the country in May as compared to the preceding four months. Militancy in FATA has significantly reduced after security forces operation in Tirah valley though situation remained unchanged in KPK and Sindh and marginally improved in Baluchistan. In FATA