Drone Attacks in Pakistan

Drono Meter

Drone Attacks in 2012

Human Beings killed in 2012

Drone Attacks in 2011

   Human Beings Killed       in 2011

Attacks Since 2004

Human Beings Killed Since 2004

49

388

 75

 609

352

3049


September 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 1-9-12 NWA Degan Datta Khel House+ Vehicle 7   4 6 2 3 According to Daily Mashriq the killed were local tribesmen. Security forces claimed they belonged to Hafiz Gul Bahadur Group Daily Mashriq PEDaily Jang PEDaily Expres

Aljazeera

Gross Total 1 7 4 6 2 3

August 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 24-8 NWA Kali Ghar Shawal House 2 5 7 0 0 Uighur   (Chines) militant commander Emite Yakuf (Abdul Shakoor Turkistani) along with Yaku Emeti aka Saleh; Tuersun Toheti aka Zabeh ullah; and Mukhtar and two local Taliban Karim and Mateeullah. Amite   Yakuf was reportedly Amir of Turkistan Islamic Party fighting against China   in Xinjiang province Daily   JangDaily   ExpressTBIJ   UKNews   Military
2 24-8 NWA Tandoor Dara House 2 5 6 NK Daily   JangDaily   Express
3 24-8 NWA Drai Nashter House 2 4 5 14 14 Daily   JangDaily   Express
4 21-8 NWA Datta Khel Vehicle/House 2 3 25 Possibly Badruddin Haqqani the operational   chief of Haqqni network. CNBCThe   NewsXinhua
5 19-8 NWA Ghrbaz Shawal 2 vehicles 4 4 7 4 4 Daily   Express
6 19-8 NWA Mana House 2 3 4 The   NewsDaily   Express
7 18-8 NWA Shoi Dar House+Vhicle 4 5 12 2 3 A prominent commander Ahsan Aziz who was   previously associated with Hizbul Mujahideen, a Kashmiri militant group was   among the dead. He was trainers of the militants who use to fight across the   border in Afghanistan (CMC sources) Daily   Express
Total Attacks 7  18  29  66  20  21

July 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 29 NWA Khushali Jungle (Mir Ali) Vehicle+House 7 5 7 0 0 Dawn claimed that all victims were Uzbek militants. INP news agency claimed victims were from Hafiz Gul Bahadur group of TTP. Attack was carried out 2 days before ISI chief’s visit to US. DawnMashriq PEExpress TribuneAaj PE
2 23 NWA Dray Nashtar (Shwal) House 8 10 14 NK NK Daily Mashriq via NNI said victims were civilians. The News claimed rescuers were also killed. No known militant died. The NewsBBCMashriq PE
3 6 NWA Datta Khel House 4 20 21 NK NK First strike after resumption of NATO supply. Target was compound of Gul Bahadur group of TTP. No known militant died
4 1 NWA Dray Nashtar (Shwal) House 2 6 8 2 3 No known militant died The NationThe News
Total Attacks=4 21 41 50 2 3  

June 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 26 NWA Shwal House 2 5 6 2 7 Local fighters of Gul Bahadur Group The News
2 14 NWA Miranshah Shop 2 3 3 2 2 Unknown Suspected Militants The Nation
3 13 NWA Miranshah Vhicle 2 3 4 NK NK Unknown Suspected Militants Dawn
4 4 NWA Mir Ali House 2 12 15 NK Many White House claimed that Al-Qaeda‘s No. 2 Abu Yahya Al-Libi was killed. If confirmed it would be most high profile death in a drone attack. Pak TribuneThe Independent
5 3 SWA Birmal House 4 10 12 NK Many Commander Malang and Commander Ghulam Jan Wazir of Mulla NazirCommander Mlang and commander Ghulam Jan Wazir of Mullah Nazir group of Taliban were among the dead. Commander Mlangs home was targeted when people were gathered for Fateha (Condolence) for his brother who was killed in drone attack one day earlier Daily Mashriq PE 4/6/12
6 2 SWA Wana Vhicle 2 2 4 0 0 Commander Rahimullah of Mulla Nazir Group killed. He was younger brother of commander Malang who was killed next day by another drone attack Daily Mashriq PE 3/6/12
Total Attacks=6 14 35 44 4 9  

May 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 28-05 NWA Datta Khel Vehicle 2 4 5 0 0 Daily Mashriq,
Daily Nation,
Daily Aaj,
2 28-05 NWA Mir Ali (Hassokhel) House+Vehicle 10 5 8 4 4 Officials claimed Most of the Victims were foreigners Dunya News,
Daily Nation,
Xinhua News,
Daily Mashriq PE
3 26-05 NWA Miranshah Bakri+House 2 0 4 2 2 2 Victims were Arab Militants Daily Aaj,
Xinhua News
4 24-05 NWA Mir Ali Mosque 2 8 10 3 6 Channel 4 claimed  4 Victims were belonged to Turkmenistan & others were civilians Xinhua News
BBC Urdu,
Reuters,
The News,
Channel 4 News,
5 23-05 NWA Miranshah House 2 4 5 Many wounded but exact figure not confirmed Daily Aaj,
Xinhua News
6 09-05 NWA Shawl House 2 10 10 1 1 Frontier Post claimed all victims were local civilians AFP,
Daily Aaj,
Frontier Post
Total Attacks=6 20 31 42 10 13

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan

April 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 29-04 NWA Miranshah School 2 3 6 2 3 Media Reports claimed Drone Hit girls school & Many militants were foreigners Daily Aaj
Express Tribune
Daily Dawn
Total Attacks=1 2 3 6 2 3

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan

March 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 30-03 NWA Miranshah House 2 4 4 2 3 Daily Express
Reuters
Daily Aaj
2 13-03 NWA Shawal Vehicle 2 7 8 3 3 The News
Daily Aaj
Express Tribune
3 13-03 SWA Barmal House 4 8 9 4 4  4 Militants Including 2 commanders Amir Hamza Toji khel & Shamsullah & 2 other militants named as Abdullah & wajahat also Killed The News
Daily AajExpress Tribune
4 09-03 SWA Nishpa Vehicle 2 6 7 0 0 CNN
Daily Aaj
Daily Dawn
5 09-03 SWA Makin House 2 8 8 0 0 CNN
Daily Aaj
Daily Dawn
Total Attacks=5 12 33 36 9 10

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan

February 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 16-02 NWA Khaisora Vehicle 3 7 15 0 0 BBC claimed That all those victims were foreigners belong to Uzbekistan BBC UrduDaily Jang
2 16-02 NWA Sapalga House 2 6 7 0 7 BBC UrduSAMAA TV
3 09-02 NWA Miranshah 2 3 5 0 0 Badar Mansoor a Pakistani Taliban strong Links with Al Qaieda was killed along with Qari Fayaz, Qari Mushtaq, Molvi Faisal Kharasani, Yasir Kharasani BBC UrduAFPExpress Tribune
4 08-02 NWA Sapalga House 2 10 10 0 0 NY TimesBBC UrduDaily Ummat
Total Attacks=4 9 26 37 0 7

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

January 2012

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 23 NWA Dattakhel Vehicle 4 4 5 0 0 BBC claimed all militants were belong to Turkmenistan BBC UrduDaily UmmatDaily AajDaily Express
2 23 NWA Dattakhel House 2 0 0 0 0 Daily ExpressCNN
3 12 NWA Dattakhel House+Vehicle 4 6 8 2 2 Reports for a while claimed TTP leader Hakimullah mehsud may have been killed Daily ExpressDaily AajDaily UmmatExpress Tribune
4 10 NWA Miranshah House 2 3 6 0 0 Aslam Awan Al Qaeda operational chief may have been killed along with 1 Arab National The NewsDaily AajBBC  Urdu
Total Attacks=4 12 13 19 2 2

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

November 2011

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 17 NWA Shawal/Razmak House 6 6 9 5 5 NK The   News Daily   Express
2 16 SWA Camp 10 12 18 NK NK NK Daily   Express BBC
3 15 NWA Miran Shah House 2 6 7 4 4 AFPDaily   Express
4 03 NWA Miranshah House 4 2 3 3 3 Hazrat Gul, Younger Brother of Commander Molvi Nazeer. BBC   Urdu, Daily   Nation, AFP   News,
Total Attacks=4 22 26 37 12 12

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

October 2011

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
 1 31-10 NWA Mir Ali vehicle   2 3  6 5  5 Daily Mashriq Reported that local tribal claimed all victims were local tribals. Daily Ummat, Daily Express, Sana News Daily Mashriq Daily Dawn
2 30-10 NWA Dattakhel Vehicle   6 4 6 2 2 All victims were peaceful tribes not militants one of them was Saeed u Rehman, a Dealer in Chromites. BBC Urdu Daily Express, Daily Ummat, Sana News The News Daily Aaj
3 27-10 NWA Mir Ali House   4 4 8 6 6 Some Media Reports claimed Taj Gul Mehsud a senior Taliban leader was killed in attack BBC Urdu, Daily Dawn, Daily Aaj, Daily Ummat Daily Nawaiwaqt REUTERS
 4 27-10 SWA Azam Warsak (Barmal) Vehicle   6 4  6 6  6 Mullah Nazir older brother Umar Wazir was killed along with Khan Muhammad,Miraj Wazir & Ashfaq. BBC Urdu, Daily Dawn,Daily Aaj, Daily UmmatDaily Nawaiwaqt
 5 15-10 SWA  Barmal  House   4  5 6 7 7 3 militants commander Hazrat Ali, Sher Ali  & Amir Hamza were killed in Attack Daily Dawn, BBC Urdu, Geo tv, Fox News Sana News
 6 14-10 NWA Miranshah  House+  Vehicle   3   4  7   2   2 Daily Ummat, Daily Aaj, Daily Express Daily Dawn,
 7 13-10 SWA Angorada  Hill   2   6   6   0   0 Dily Express, Daily Dawn
 8 13-10 NWA Miranshah  Vehicle   2   3   10  10  10  Western Media claimed Haqqani Network Commander Janbaz Zardan known as (Jalil Haqqani) (but daily Mashriq claimed he was a truck driver) & Maoulana Iftkhar were killed in Attack Bbc Urdu, Daily Express, Daily Aaj, Daily Dawn, Daily Ummat Daily Mashriq
 Total Attack=8   29   33 55  38 38

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

September 2011

Sr.No Date Main Area Locality TOT MissilesFired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
 1 30-9 SWA Barmal Vehicle     2   3   4   1   5 Local commandar Haleem Ullah (Mullah Nazir group) was killed along with his companions BBC Urdu, Daily Dawn, Daily Express, Daily Nawai Waqat, Daily Ummat Karachi Daily Aaj
  2 27-9 SWA Azam Warsak   House     2   3   4   2   4 NK Daily Dawn, The News, Daily Ummat Karachi, Daily Aaj
 3 23-9 NWA Mir Ali   House     2   3   10   0   0  BBC claimed 3 militants belonged to tarkmanistan were killed in attack BBC Urdu, Daily Dawn, Daily Express, Daily Ummat Karachi,  Daily Aaj-PE
 4 11-9 NWA Mir Ali  Vehicle + house     3   4   4   0   0 NY times claimed abu hafas al-shariri killed in attack but official did not confirmed yet Daily Dawn, Daily Express, Daily Ummat Karachi Daily Aaj-PE
Total attack=4     9 13  22   3   9

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

August 2011

Sr.No Date Main Area Locality TOT MissilesFired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
MIn Max Min Max
1 22-8 NWA Mir Ali Vehicle +House 2 4 7 3 3      NK Daily Dawn Daily Express Daily Ummat Karachi Daily Aaj-pe
2 19-8 SWA Barmal (Sheen Warsak) House 2 4 4 2 2      NK Daily express, Daily Dawn, Daily Ummat Karachi,
3 16-8 NWA Miranshah House 2 4 4 2 2      NK Daily Mashriq Daily Aaj-PE Daily Express The News Islamabad(PE) BBC Urdu Daily Ummat Karachi
4 10-8 NWA Miranshah Vehicle+ House 4 18 25 8 12      NK BBC Urdu Daily Express Daily Ummat Daily Aaj-PE Daily Mashriq-PE
5 3-8 NWA Qutab Khel Vehicle 2 4 4 0 0       NK AFP Daily Express Daily Aaj-PE Daily Mashriq-PE Daily Ummat
6 2-8 SWA Burmal Vehicle 2 3 6 2 3       NK Daily Mashriq-PE Daily Aaj-PE Daily Ummat Daily Express
Total attack=6 14 37 50 17 22

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency PE= Print Edition

July 2011

Sr. No

Date

Main Area

Locality

Type of Target

Missiles Fired

Killed

Injured

Significant Deaths

Sources

Max

Min

Max

Min

 1

20-7

NWA

Mir Ali

House

2

4

4

NK

NK

NK

Daily Express Xinhua
 2

12-7

NWA

Gadwani Datta Khail

House+

Vehicle

8

10

3

0

0

NK

Daily Ummat Daily Jang Daily Express23
 3

12-7

NWA

Shawal

House+

Vehicle

4

18

13

3

NK

NL

Daily Ummat Daily Jang Daily Express23
 4

12-7

SWA

Malak Shahi Barmal

Vehicle

2

10

7

7

MK

NK

Daily Ummat Daily Jang Daily Express
 5

11-7

NWA

Gorewake Datta Khail

House & Vehicle

11

25

23

10

NK

NK

Daily Ummat Daily Jang Daily Express
 6

5-7

NWA

Mir Ali Hmzoi

House

4

6

4

3

0

No

BBC Urdu AFP
 Total Attack=6

29

73

53

23

NK

NK

June 2011

Sr. No

Date

Main Area

Locality

Type of Target

Missiles Fired

Killed

Injured

Significant Deaths

Sources

Max

Min

Max

Min

1

27.06

SWA

Darra Nashter

MV

2

15

3

2

2

 NA

The News Daily Express Daily Ummat Geo News

2

27.06

SWA

Mantoi

House

2

14

14

7

0

NA

The News Daily Express Daily Ummat Geo News

3

20.06

KA

Khardand

MV

2

3

3

0

0

NA

Daily Ummat Daily Express BBC URDU

4

20.06

KA

Zara Kaee Qamar

House

3

9

3

0

0

NA

Daily Ummat Daily Express BBC URDU

5

15.06

SWA

Kari Kote

MV

3

4

3

0

0

NA

Daily Ummat BBC URDU Daily Express

6

15.06

SWA

Daog

House

2

7

4

0

0

NA

Daily Ummat BBC URDU Daily Express

7

15.05

NWA

Razmak Road

MV

4

6

3

0

0

NA

Daily Ummat BBC URDUDaily Express

8

08.06

NWA

Dattakhel Shawal

House and MV

7

26

18

0

0

NA

BBC URDU Daily Express Daily Ummat

9

06.06

SWA

Wacha Dana

Madrassa

2

11

10

2

0

NA

www.bbcurdu.com Daily Express

10

06.06

SWA

Shah Alam, Dana

House

2

10

5

0

0

NA

Daily Express

11

06.06

SWA

Dare Nashter

MV

2

5

4

0

0

NA

BBC URDU Daily Express Daily Ummat

12

03.06

SWA

South Waziristan

House and Vehicle destroyed

4

8-1=7(Revised after reports emerged that Ilyas Kashmiri is still alive)

7

3

0

Ilayas KashmiriHead of Al-Qaeda Linked Harkat ul Jihad al Islami (HUJI) 313 Brigade was reportedly killed- But Now After One Month and 12 days it is revealed by Dawn News that he is still alive and active. Question is then who was the person declared as Kashmiiri?

Daily Express Daily Dawn Daily Ummat

Total=12

 

 

 

 

35

118-1=117

77

14

2

 

 

 NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

May  2011

Sr. No Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 23 NWA Mir Ali Vehicle  2 7 7 NK NK  NK Daily Dawn
2 20 NWA Mir Ali Vehicle  2 6 6 NK NK  NK Express News Daily Dawn
3 16 NWA Khaisoor House  2 6 9 NK NK  NK Express News Daily Times
4 16 NWA Mir Ali Vehicle  2 6 6 NK NK  NK
5 13 NWA Dattakhel Vehicle  4 5 6 NK NK  NK Express News Daily Dawn
6 12 NWA Dattakhel Vehicle 2 8 8 NK NK  NK Daily Dawn
7 10 SWA Angorada Vehicle  2 4 4 7 7  NK Express News Daily Times
8 06 NWA Dattakhel House +Mosque  8 17 17 NK NK  NK Express News Daily Times
Total Attacks=8  24 59 63  7 7

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

April  2011

No. ofAttacks Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 22 NWA Mir Ali House  6 25 25 5 10  NK Express News  Dawn news
2 13 SWA Angorada Vehicle +House  7 7 7 4 5  NK Express News Dawn news
Total Attacks=2  13 32 32 9 15

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

March 2011

No. ofAttacks Date Main Area Locality TOT Missiles Fired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 17 NWA Miranshah Jirga  6 45 45 80 80 NK Express news
2 16 NWA Miranshah Vehicle  3 5 5 2 2 NK Express news
3 14 NWA Miranshah Vehicle  2 6 6 NK NK NK Express News CNN
5 (2) 13 SWA Azam Warsak Vehicle 2 NK NK NK NK NK Express News
6 13 NWA Qutabkhel Vehicle +House  4 6 6 5 5 NK Tribune
9 (3) 11 NWA Khaisoor +Mir Ali Vehicle  6 16 17 NK NK NK Express News
10 08 SWA Azam Warsak House  2 5 5 7 7 NK Express News
11 08 NWA Dattakhel House 2 4 5 3 3 NK Express News
Total Attacks=11  27 87 89 97 97

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

February  2011

No. ofAttacks Date Main Area Locality TOT MissilesFired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
1 24 NWA Dattakhel House  6 6 6 3 3 Two Turkmen are reportedly killed in these strikes  Express News BBC News
2 21 NWA Miranshah House  6 8 9 10 10 NK  Express News BBC News
3 20 SWA Azam Warsak House  4 7 7 NK NK An Al-Qaeda operative Abu Zaid al-Iraqi is reportedly killed. Another report suggested that 5 foreigners were dead.  Express News
Total Attacks=3 21 22 13 13

NK=Not Known NWA= North Waziristan Agency SWA= South Waziristan Agency

January 2011

No. ofAttacks Date Main Area Locality TOT MissilesFired Killed Injured Significant Death Sources
Min Max Min Max
3 23 NWA

Dattakhel +Madakhel

Vehicle +House  6 13 13 NK NK NK  Express News
4 18 NWA

Miranshah

House  2 05 05 NK NK NK  Express News
5 12 NWA

Mir Ali

House  2 06 06 NK NK NK Express News
7 (2) 07 NWA

Dattakhel

Vehicle  4 06 06 NK NK NK  Express News
11 (4) 01 NWA

Tall + Mir Ali

House+ vehicle  10 19 19 10 10 NK  Express News
Total Attacks=11  24 49 49 10 10

Total Drone Attacks in 2011

             Month   No. of Drone Attacks      Reported Max Deaths
             January               11               49
             February                 3               22
              March               11               89
              April                2               32
               May                8               63
               June               12              117
                July                6               73
               August                6               50
            September                4               22
              October                8               55
          November                4                37
Total               75              609

Total Drone Attacks in 2012

             Month   No. of Drone Attacks      Reported Max Deaths

January

4

19

February

4

37

March

5

36

April

1

6

May

6

42

June

6

44

July

4

50

Total

30

234

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