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

Militants Intensify Attacks Ahead of Elections in Pakistan

By Sardar Ahmad The security threats are looming large ahead of election campaign in the country. The insurgents and sectarian organizations have intensified their activities to pressurize the political parties and government to accept their demands for the sake of holding peaceful elections in the country. The political and religious parties

TTP’s Threat Looms on Baluchistan

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According to data compiled by the Conflict Monitoring Center 286 people were killed and 307 injured during the month of September 2012. Among the dead, 100 were civilians, 124 militants, 25 security personnel, and one pro government Razakar (militiaman) while 161 civilians, 76 militants, 58 security forces personnel, and 12

Baluchistan: 19 out of 30 districts affected by militancy in May 2012

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The Conflict Monitoring Center in its latest security report on Baluchistan revealed that violence in Quetta has increased 350 percent during the month of May 2012. An unprecedented escalation of militant attacks in Quetta district of the troubled Baluchistan province shows grim security situation but hand-tied security forces have restricted