Review 2015 Major Incident in 2015

Pakistan

02 Feb : Pakistan’s Ra’ad missile successfully test-fired;Capable of delivering nuclear warheads up to 350km.
03Feb : Former ‘CJP’ Naseem Hassan Shah passes away.
23 Feb : Justice (r) Rana Bhagwandas passes away in Karachi.
26 Feb : Karakoram Eagle AWACS aircraft inducts in PAF.
12 Mar : Renowned Urdu poet Ada Jafri passed away in Karachi.
15 Mar : Deadly blasts hit two churches in Lahore, killed at least 14 people.
8 May : Pak Army Helicopter crash in Naltar Valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan. Ambassador of Philippines Domingo D Lucenario Jr, Ambassador of Norway Leif Larsen and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors were among seven people killed.
13 May : 46 killed in attack on bust carrying Ismailis community near Safora Goth – Karachi.
20 Jun : Pakistan Hit by Worst Heat Wave in a Decade: Heatwave devastates Karachi, other parts of Sindh. Death toll hit 1300 mark, in Karachi alone over 1200 Death from 20 June, 2015.
31 Jul : Rains, floods kill Across 110 in Pakistan.
6 Aug : Pak Army Air ambulance helicopter Mi-17 crash in Koh-e-Bhaingra hill, Mansehra kills 12 including 5 majors.
14 Aug : 400 Baloch separatists have surrendered,now hold national flag: Gen Janjua.
4| 14 |17 Aug: Indian forces continue unprovoked firing across Working Boundary.
16 Aug : Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada Martyred in Attock Blast. At least 15 other people were also killed along with the minister while at least 30 others are said to be critically injured and buried under the rubble of the building after the blast caused the roof of the building to collapse.
13 Sep : Peshawar “Badaber” Air Base attack 29 personnel martyred wounded 30, 13 terrorists killed.
13 Sep : Bomb Blast Vehari Chowk Multan, At least 10 killed and injured more than 60 people.
8 Sep : Indian Ocean Naval Symposium activities conclude successfully in Karachi.
26 Oct : 7.5 Magnitude, Pakistan’s Biggest ever Earthquake Jolts various cities, Earthquake Death toll reaches 272, Injured more than 1802.
17 Oct : Pakistan, Russia sign North-South gas pipeline deal$2b line to run from Karachi to Lahore by end-2017.
22 Oct : 12 killed as blast targets Imambargah in Bolan ‘Bhag Tehseel’ Balochistan.
23 Oct : 22 killed, several injured as suicide bomber strikes in Jacobabad Sindh.
6 Nov : Lahore factory collapse: death toll climbs to 52.
10 Dec: 700km pipeline from Gawadar to Iran: Pakistan to complete project in 2 phases.

International

07 Jan : French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Armed with assault rifles and other weapons, they killed 11 people and injured 11 others in the building. Al-Qaeda’s branch in Yemen took responsibility for the attack.
20 Jan : Rebels Take over Yemen Capital
Jan 23 : King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia’s Dies
10 Feb : Chapel Hill Shooting of 3 Muslims in University of North Carolina Question of Motive.
14 Feb : Denmark Sees Worst Terrorist Attack in Thirty Years
18 Feb : “Our Friends and Allies Funded ISIS to Destroy Hezbollah”
Said former US General and Supreme allied commander of NATO, Wesley Clark told CNN in a interview.
25 Feb : Afghanistan avalanche, after heavy winter snow caused an avalanche which buried and killed At least 124 people in Panjshir province.
18 Mar : Tunisia museum attack kills at least 19. with another 20 foreign tourists and two Tunisians wounded in the attack.
19 Mar : The Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Mosque Attacks as Violence Escalates in Yemen.
19 Mar : 28-year old Afghan woman Farkhunda Malikzada killed by mob in Kabul was innocent, says investigator. Farkhunda, beaten and set on fire by group of men accusing of burning the Koran.
26 Mar: German Plan Crash into the French Alps kills 150 | German wings co-pilot, who deliberately` crashed jet, suffered from depression: Report
20 Mar: Suicide bombers kill 137 in Yemen mosque attacks.
March 2015, was hottest on record: says US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The average temperature across global land and ocean surface temperatures combined for March 2015 was 0.85°C higher than the 20th century average of 12.7°C.
25 Apr: Nepal Earthquake (7.8 magnitude) about 9,000 Dead & injured 22,000.
27 Apr: Public Hearing – K2/K3 Project: The Public at large favoured provision of nuclear electrical power to address energy deficit to the Karachi City
02 Apr : Egypt militants kill 15 soldiers and tow civilians in Siani check post
02 Apr : Kenya: Garissa University College Attack. Al Shabaab terrorists which left more than 140 people dead and some 80 injured. Most of the victims were students at the university college in Garissa.
09 Apr : ISIS Kills 52 men In Iraq at the al Qaim border crossing with Syria
19 Apr : ISIS shoots, beheads 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya
14 Apr : At least 15 dead after Al Shabaab Islamist militants storm a government compound in Somalia Capital Mogadisu.
20 Apr : Somali Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab bomb on United Nation bus kills at least six.
19 Apr : Mediterranean Migrant Crisis, 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck.
03 May : Taliban militants overran checkpoints in Warduj, killing 17 policemen at late night.
04 May : A government bus was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, killing one person and injuring 15 others.
14 May : A hotel that was hosting a cultural event was attacked by Taliban fighters in Kabul leaving 14 dead including an American, an Italian, and 4 Indians.
17 May : A suicide bomber detonated their explosives near the entrance of Hamid Karzai International Airport targeting a European police training vehicle, the blast killed two teenage Afghan girls and one British citizen. The Taliban claimed responsibility.
19 May : A suicide bomber drove up to a checkpoint in a vehicle packed with explosives, in justice ministry building in Kabul, detonating it and killing himself. At least five people have been killed and 43 people wounded.
22 May : A suicide bomber attacked a Shia mosque during prayer in the al-Qadeeh village in Saudi Arabia. 21 were killed with more than ninety wounded. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
28 May : A suicide bomber attacked a Shia mosque in Riyadh detonating the bomb in the parking lot. Four were killed along with an unknown number wounded. ISIS claimed responsibility.
Escalating terrorist incidents in Afghanistan
26 Jun : Gunman Kills Dozens at Beach Resort in Tunisia, killing 38 tourists.
Gun man killed in National Bardo Museum in tunis killed 22 people.
26 Jun : In Tunisia : gunmen opened fire at a beach resort, killing at least 38 people & injured 37.
26 Jun : In Kuwait : The Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion at a Shia Imam Sadiq mosque in Kuwait City. State media said at least 27 people killed & More than 220 people have been taken to hospital with injuries.
26 Jun : In France : attackers stormed an American-owned industrial chemical plant near Lyon, decapitated one person and tried unsuccessfully to blow up the factory.
29 Jun : Militants killed 20 & several injured Friday night when unknown militants opened fire at kidnapped passengers in Mastung area of Balochistan.
20 Jul : Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 32 people Kurdish town of Suruc in southeastern Turkey, mostly young students.
27 Jul : India hangs Yakub Memon for 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts.
29 Jul : Taliban Leader Mullah Mohammad Omar died in April 2013 : Taliban Shura Confirm.
31 Jul : Afghan militant leader JalaluddinHaqqani died one year ago and was buried in Afghan province near the Pakistani border.
30 Sep : Claiming to target ISIS, Russia conducted its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.
15 Aug : Ex-DG (ISI) Chief Lt General ® Hamid Gul passed away Due to brain hemorrhage.
Aug: The Immigration Crisis Intensifies. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees projects that 3,000 people a day will attempt to cross the Balkans to reach Western Europe in the coming months. The German government estimates that 800,000 migrants will seek asylum there by the end of 2015, coming from countries such as Syria and Afghanistan to escape war and conflict.
Aug 17 : Bangkok Blast Kills at Least 20 and injures more than 123 others . A bomb explodes inside Erawan Shrine, a popular site for tourists in Bangkok, Thailand.
11 Sep : Saudi Arabia, Mecca: Massive construction crane crashes into Masjidul Haram: At least 107 dead injured 238.

2 Sep : Shocking images of Aylan Kurdi, a three-year-old Syrian boy of Kurdish ethnic background whose image made global headlines after he drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, as part of the Syrian refugee crisis. Young boy found lying face-down on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum was one of at least 12 Syrians who drowned attempting to reach Greece. The final journey of tragic little boys washed up on a Turkish beach: Mother and sons who died in sea tragedy are taken from morgue after heartbroken father says goodbye to the family he couldn’t save .
05 Sep :United Arab Emirates loses 45 soldiers in Yemen fighting.
14 Sept : Afghan Taliban Storm Ghazni Prison, Free Hundreds Country’s latest mass jailbreak raises questions over security.
23 Sep : Hajj Stampede: Death toll climbs to 1,849 Another 863 people were injured in the incident at Mina one of the worst stampedes during Hajj pilgrimage.
23 Sep : Russian President Putin opens Moscow’s largest Mosque, Amid Lingering Intolerance.
28 Sep : Taliban overrun major Afghan city KUNDUZ for first time. Kunduz was a ‘Symbolic victory’ Taliban Leader Said demonstrating the insurgents’ strength.
28 Sep : Taliban Captures Kunduz a Major City in Afghanistan
28 Sep : Wedding attack death toll rises to 130; Mocha, Yemen.
30 Sep : Russia carries out first Syria air strikes.
03 Oct : U.S. Airstrike Hits Hospital in Afghanistan, Twenty-two people are killed, including 12 hospital staff
members and seven patients.
10 Oct : Two bomb blast in Ankara Turkey out side Ankara Central railway station death toll 102
and more than 400 people injured.
10 Oct : Multiple Bombings Kill Dozens in Turkey’s Capital. Two separate explosions kill nearly 100 people during a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey’s capital.
23 Oct : Mosque blasts kill 55 Injured more than 100 in Maiduguri Nigeria.
31 Oct : Russian international chartered passenger Metrojet Flight 9268 crashed in northern Sinai following its departure from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, Egypt. ISIS claimed responsibility for brought down Egypt plane.
04 Nov : China and Taiwan Leaders Will Meet After Sixty-Six Years.
10 Nov : Jordan policeman shoots dead foreign trainers including two American on south African contractor & one Jordanian translator.
12 Nov : Twin suicide bombings struck blasts kill 43 in Hezbollah area of Beirut suburb, ISIS
claims responsibility.
13 Nov : Paris Terror Attacks: 130 Killed 352 Injured. -Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bloody wave of bombings and shootings across Paris. A series of coordinated terrorist attacks occurred in Paris, the capital of France, and its northern suburb, Saint-Denis. The suicide bombers struck near the Stade de Francein Saint-Denis, followed by suicide bombings and mass shootings at cafés, restaurants and a music venue bataclan theatre in Paris.
18 Nov : Bomb blast in Yola, NE Nigeria: Red Cross resident, More than 30 people were killed.
20 Nov : Mali attack: more than 20 dead after terrorist raid on Bamako hotel. African jihadi group claims responsibility for attack in which 170 people were taken hostage.
22 Nov : Multiple Bomb Blast In Cameroon At least 10 people have been killed & wounded 29.
22 Nov : Bangladesh executes two opposition leaders Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for 1971 war crimes.
24 Nov : Turkey shoots down Russian SU-24 fighter jet near the Turkish-Syrian border.
24 Nov : Hotel attack that killed seven in Egypt’s Sinai, ISIS militants claims responsibility.
24 Nov : Tunisian bus attack strikes presidential guard in heart of capital, Killed 12
27 Nov : At least 21 killed and many wounded after suicide bomber targets Shia Muslim procession in Dakasoye-Nigeria.

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