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

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

Significant Decline in Suicide Attacks in Pakistan

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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

Why Suicide Bombers Attack on Eid Festivals

Abdullah Khan Three people, including a former Awami National Party (ANP) Tehsil Nazim, were killed and nine people were injured in a suicide attack in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan on November 7. ANP leader Hanif Jadoon was on his way back after Eid prayers when his vehicle

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

Suicide Attacks Increased During March 2011

Islamabad, Sunday, April 10, 2011 The Pakistani militants increased the number of suicide attacks, targeting mostly the civilian population, in the country during March 2011. They carried out 11 such attacks killing 155 people and leaving more than 340 others wounded in three months (January – March 2011). Out of them,