Major militant attacks in Pakistan since October

AP News
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Posted: Nov 19, 2009 9:01 AM

A look at major attacks in Pakistan since the beginning of October:

_ Nov. 19: A suicide bomber kills 19 people outside a courthouse in the main northwestern city of Peshawar.

_ Nov. 16: A suicide truck bomber attacks a police station in northwestern Pakistan, killing six people.

_ Nov. 14: A suicide car bomber attacks a police checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan, killing 11 people.

_ Nov. 13: Suicide car bomber strikes regional headquarters of the main spy agency in Peshawar, killing 10 people. Second suicide bomber attacks police station in northwestern Bannu district, killing six people.

_ Nov. 12: Gunmen kill a Pakistani working at the Iranian Consulate in Peshawar.

_ Nov. 10: Suicide car bomber attacks crowded market in northwestern Pakistan, killing 26 people.

_ Nov. 8: Suicide bomber hits crowded market in northwestern Pakistan, killing 12 people, including a mayor who once supported but had turned against the Taliban.

_ Nov. 2: Suicide bomber kills 35 people outside bank near Pakistan's military headquarters in Rawalpindi.

_ Oct. 28: A car bomb explodes in a crowded market in Peshawar, killing at least 112 people.

_ Oct. 23: A suicide bomber kills seven people close to a major air force complex in northwestern Pakistan.

_ Oct. 22: Militants shoot and kill a senior army officer and a soldier in a residential part of the capital, Islamabad.

_ Oct. 20: Two suicide bombers attack the International Islamic University in Islamabad, killing six people.

_ Oct. 16: Three suicide attackers hit a police station in Peshawar, killing 13 people.

_ Oct. 15: Teams of gunmen attack three security facilities in the eastern city of Lahore, leaving at least 28 people dead, including nine militants, while car bombs kill 11 people in northwestern Kohat district and a 6-year-old boy in Peshawar.

_ Oct. 12: A suicide car bomb explodes near a market in the northwestern Shangla district, killing 41 including six security officers.

_ Oct. 10: A raid on the army headquarters in Rawalpindi leads to a 22-hour standoff that leaves nine militants and 14 others dead.

_ Oct. 9: A suicide car bomb in busy market area in Peshawar kills 53 people.

_ Oct. 5: A bomber dressed as a security official kills five staff members at the U.N. food agency's headquarters in Islamabad.