20 – List of Islamic Terror Attacks For December, 2012

January 20, 2013

Date Country City Killed Injured Description
2012.12.31 Pakistan Chiniot 1 4 Two Shia children are among the casualties of a Sunni drive-by.
2012.12.31 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 Sunnis shoot a 40-year-old Shiite man to death at a market.
2012.12.31 Iraq Karrada 5 25 Sunnis set off a bomb next to a group of Shi pilgrims, killing
2012.12.31 Iraq Musayyib 7 6 Four women and children are among seven innocents slain in their homes
by the Islamic Army of Iraq.
2012.12.31 Iraq Hillah 3 21 A bomb targeting Shia pilgrims leaves three dead.
2012.12.31 Iraq Khalis 3 36 al-Qaeda bombers murder three Shia pilgrims in two attacks.
2012.12.31 Syria Ras al-Ayn 1 0 A pregnant Christian woman is left widowed after her husband is
beheaded Islamic radicals and fed to dogs.
2012.12.31 Iraq Bani Wais 4 1 A woman and child are among the casualties of a Mujahideen
2012.12.31 Pakistan Bilal 1 0 A prayer leader is assassinated by Religion of Peace rivals.
2012.12.31 Pakistan Bakarabad 1 0 One civilian is killed when religious hardliners blow a girls’
2012.12.30 Pakistan Yousaf Talab 1 4 Muslim militants are suspected of firing a mortar into home, killing a
2012.12.30 Algeria Mellakou 0 1 An imam is stabbed shortly after denouncing Islamic extremism.
2012.12.30 Nigeria Kyachi 15 0 Islamists invade a church service on Sunday morning, tie up fifteen
worshippers and execute them. (Follows similar attack elsewhere two days
2012.12.30 Pakistan Sargodha 4 0 Four Shiites are beheaded by Sunni rivals, including a religious
2012.12.30 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 A cleric is gunned down by Religion of Peace rivals.
2012.12.30 Pakistan Baluchistan 20 24 Twenty innocents are slain in a targeted Lashkar-e-Jhangvi suicide
attack on a bus carrying Shia pilgrims
2012.12.30 Libya Misrata 2 2 Islamists toss a hand grenade at worshippers leaving a Coptic church,
killing two.
2012.12.30 Pakistan Ittehad Chowk 1 1 Gunmen fire at two Christian brothers in a targeted attack. One later
dies of injuries.
2012.12.29 Pakistan Karachi 7 48 Terrorists send seven souls to Allah with a brutal suicide bomb attack
on a bus.
2012.12.29 Pakistan Rahim Yar Khan 1 0 An 18-year-old girl is strangled by her family on suspicion of a love
2012.12.29 Pakistan Peshawar 21 1 Twenty-one captured soldiers are executed in cold blood by Sunni
fundamentalists at a cricket field.
2012.12.29 Iran Tehran 1 0 A Jewish man is murdered by a Muslim woman, whom police congratulate
for ‘doing a good deed.’
2012.12.29 Syria Damascus 4 4 Sunni terrorists send rockets into a Shia shrine, killing at least
2012.12.28 Syria Damascus 4 10 A Sunni car bomb in a Shia neighborhood leaves four dead.
2012.12.28 Nigeria Bigi 3 5 Suspected Islamic terrorists murder three villagers.
2012.12.28 Nigeria Potiskum 2 0 Two people are killed when Boko Haram assault a bank branch.
2012.12.28 Nigeria Kaduna 1 1 A university professor is cut down by Muslim gunfire.
2012.12.28 Nigeria Musari 15 0 Islamists tie up fifteen women and children inside a church, then slit
their throats while shouting praises to Allah.
2012.12.27 Pakistan Quetta 1 0 A Christian girl is shot execution style through the head.
2012.12.27 Algeria Bouira 2 0 Two children, ages 12 and 14, are ripped to shreds by an Islamist
2012.12.27 Kenya Mandera 1 0 Islamists ambush and kill a local cop.
2012.12.27 Pakistan Hasankhel 2 22 Two security personnel are murdered in a Taliban ambush.
2012.12.27 Yemen Hadramawt 1 0 The body of a horribly mutilated al-Qaeda victim is discovered.
2012.12.27 Afghanistan Tarin Kot 4 2 A religious policeman helps his Sunni brothers slaughter four fellow
officers in their sleep.
2012.12.27 Nigeria Maiduguri 4 0 Boko Haram murder three local cops and a businessman.
2012.12.27 Pakistan Charsadda 0 4 Four children are injured when radicals set off a bomb outside a rival
2012.12.26 Afghanistan Khost 3 7 Three Afghans are blown to bits by a Shahid suicide bomber.
2012.12.26 Thailand Narathiwat 1 0 A 47-year-old Buddhist woman is shot to death while on a motorcycle by
suspected ‘insurgents’.
2012.12.26 Turkey Batman 1 0 A young woman is strangled by her family to restore honor in the wake
of a rape by her cousins.
2012.12.26 Russia Vladikavkaz 1 0 A moderate mufti is assassinated by Islamic radicals.
2012.12.26 Nigeria Bachit 5 0 Suspected Fulani murder three villagers, including a married couple,
in attacks on two Christian homes.
2012.12.26 Sudan Buram 4 0 A 70-year-old woman and two children are among four Christians killed
in an Islamic bomb attack.
2012.12.25 Pakistan Iqbal 0 12 At least a dozen Christian men, women and children s are set on with
guns and iron rods by a Muslim mob outside their church.
2012.12.25 Nigeria Rim 1 0 A Christian is killed in his home by Fulani gunmen in front of his
2012.12.25 Pakistan Karachi 6 1 An attack on a Sunni cleric leaves six dead.
2012.12.25 Tanzania Zanzibar City 0 1 A Catholic priest is shot in the chest by Muslim gunmen.
2012.12.25 Russia Nalchik 1 0 Suspected Islamists shoot a non-Muslim twice in the head.
2012.12.25 Yemen Marib 14 0 Fourteen tribesmen are killed in an attack by al-Qaeda linked
2012.12.25 Yemen Sanaa 2 0 Two Yemenis are gunned down by al-Qaeda.
2012.12.25 Nigeria Kano 2 0 Boko Haram gun down two people in separate attacks.
2012.12.25 Pakistan Yar Hussain 6 0 Three young women and a child are among a family of six machine-gunned
by honor killers over two women wanting a divorce.
2012.12.25 Nigeria Peri 6 4 A pastor and five worshippers are slaughtered in a Religion of Peace
attack on a Christmas morning church service.
2012.12.24 Iraq Samarrah 2 0 Suspected al-Qaeda assassinate two guards at a Shia shrine.
2012.12.24 Iraq Baqubah 2 0 Mujahideen kill two brothers.
2012.12.24 Pakistan Karachi 2 0 A Sunni cleric and university student are gunned down by sectarian
2012.12.24 Pakistan Karachi 3 0 Two brothers are among three Shiites murdered by Sunni gunmen.
2012.12.24 Pakistan Quetta 2 0 Sectarian rivals target and kill two seminary students.
2012.12.24 Afghanistan Darzab 5 0 Five local police are slaughtered by Taliban militants.
2012.12.24 Nigeria Maiduguri 6 0 Six people are killed in a Christmas Eve church attack by Religion of
Peace gunmen.
2012.12.24 Pakistan Karachi 1 1 Sunnis fire on two Shia brothers at a vegetable market, killing
2012.12.24 Germany Bonn 0 1 Islamic extremists slash the tongue of an Indian student who refused
their offer to embrace Islam.
2012.12.23 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 A Shia trader is murdered by Sunni gunmen.
2012.12.23 Iraq Mishahada 3 1 Terrorists murder three construction workers with a bomb planted under
their house.
2012.12.22 Iraq Qazaniyah 4 11 A shop selling ‘unIslamic’ DVDs is the target of a bomb that leaves
four dead.
2012.12.22 Pakistan Dadu 1 0 A man accused of burning a Quran is pulled from a police station,
tortured, beaten and then set on fire by a mob.
2012.12.22 Syria Damascus 5 24 At least five are killed by a Sunni car bomb.
2012.12.22 Pakistan Peshawar 9 30 A Religion of Peace suicide bomber detonates at a rally, killing nine
2012.12.22 Nigeria Kano 4 0 Four people are reported killed when two suicide car bombers attack a
telecom firm.
2012.12.22 Pakistan Miyaani 2 0 A conservative Muslim kills his sister and her suspected lover.
2012.12.21 Pakistan Wana 5 4 Five people are killed by a suicide bomber at a vegetable
2012.12.21 Iraq Mosul 1 0 Muslim ‘insurgents’ shoot a female professional to death.
2012.12.20 Pakistan Peshawar 1 0 A health worker is murdered by Jundullah gunmen.
2012.12.20 Afghanistan Zaranj 7 2 Five civilians are among seven Afghans taken out be a Religion of
Peace roadside bomb.
2012.12.20 Thailand Yala 1 0 Muslim snipers pick off a Buddhist policeman.
2012.12.20 Indonesia Tambarana 3 3 Suspected Jamaah Anshoru Tauhid terrorists ambush and kill three local
2012.12.20 Yemen Aden 1 0 A woman is shot to death by fundamentalists for drinking
2012.12.20 Libya Benghazi 3 9 Two civilians and a police officer are killed when Islamic militants
turn violent.
2012.12.20 Pakistan Lines 1 0 A Shia banker is shot to death by sectarian rivals.
2012.12.19 Pakistan Peshawar 1 0 An 18-year-old humanitarian worker is shot in the head by Muslim
2012.12.19 Pakistan Charsadda 2 0 Islamic militants shoot a female polio vaccine worker and her driver
to death.
2012.12.18 Pakistan Karachi 3 5 Three female humanitarian workers are shot to death by the Taliban,
including a 50-year-old shot five times in the head.
2012.12.18 Pakistan Peshawar 1 0 A woman is murdered by fundamentalists for working on an anti-polio
2012.12.18 Iraq Mosul 1 0 A religious minority is shot to death.
2012.12.18 Sudan Eire 5 1 Two 4-year-olds and a baby are among a Christian family of five killed
in an Islamic bombing.
2012.12.18 Iraq Karbalah 3 15 Militant Sunnis detonate a car bomb outside a Shia shrine, sending
three pilgrims to Allah.
2012.12.18 Pakistan Landhi 1 0 A Shia doctor is murdered in his own clinic by Sunni gunmen.
2012.12.17 Iraq al-Buslaib 3 0 Three local cops are murdered by al-Qaeda bombers.
2012.12.17 Iraq Tikrit 5 5 A Fedayeen suicide bomber kills five Iraqis.
2012.12.17 Iraq Baqubah 3 10 Islamic Army of Iraq bombers send three civilians to Allah.
2012.12.17 Iraq Khaldiyah 4 7 Jihadi car bombers take out four Iraqis.
2012.12.17 Iraq Baladruz 2 0 Two Kurds are blown to bits by Sunni bombers.
2012.12.17 Iraq Khaznah 7 12 A community of Shabak religious minorities is the target of a Sunni
car bomb that leaves seven dead, mostly women and children.
2012.12.17 Iraq Tuz Khurmatu 5 26 Sunni bombers murder five Shiites outside their mosque.
2012.12.17 Afghanistan Kabul 2 30 Two civilians are killed by a Taliban blast.
2012.12.17 Pakistan Jamrud 21 74 Five boys and two women are among twenty-one civilians dismantled by
Religion of Peace bombers at a bus stop.
2012.12.17 Pakistan Quetta 3 1 Sunni radicals shoot three people to death in a targeted attack on
2012.12.17 Iraq Baghdad 11 40 Islamic Army of Iraq bombers slaughter eleven people at a car
2012.12.17 Iraq Dujail 1 10 A car bomb targeting Shia pilgrims leaves one dead.
2012.12.17 Pakistan Lakki Marwat 3 3 Sunni hardliners storm a security check post and kill three local
2012.12.17 Iraq Rutba 2 9 al-Qaeda send mortars into a town, killing two residents.
2012.12.17 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 Islamists shoot a medical worker to death.
2012.12.17 Thailand Narathiwat 2 5 Two people die from gunshot injuries after Muslims open fire on a
group of Buddhist professionals.
2012.12.17 Pakistan Karachi 2 0 Sectarian Jihadis wipe out two rival Shiites.
2012.12.17 Iraq Kirkuk 2 0 Two al-Qaeda torture victims are found burned to death.
2012.12.17 Iraq Balad 6 18 Muslim ‘insurgents’ slaughter six Iraqis with a car bomb.
2012.12.17 Iraq Qara-Tabba 3 10 Islamists bomb a funeral for three civilians murdered the day before,
killing at least three mourners.
2012.12.17 Iraq Tuz Khurmatu 4 21 Four people are taken out by Mujahideen bombers at a hospital.
2012.12.16 Thailand Narathiwat 1 0 A 26-year-old Buddhist woman is murdered by Muslim ‘separatist’
2012.12.16 Yemen Hadramout 1 0 Suspected al-Qaeda gunmen kill a man on a motorcycle.
2012.12.16 Iraq Jalula 2 15 al-Qaeda bombers murder two police recruits.
2012.12.16 Libya Benghazi 4 0 Four police officers are killed during an attack by suspected Islamic
2012.12.16 Iraq Tarmiya 3 4 Three local cops are machine-gunned by Muslim ‘insurgents’.
2012.12.16 Iraq Qara-Tabba 3 0 A woman and child are among three Iraqis exterminated in their home by
2012.12.16 Iraq Kirkuk 9 55 Determined Sunni bombers set a series of bombs outside two Shia
mosques that leave nine worshippers dead, including two children.
2012.12.15 Pakistan Peshawar 5 45 Islamic militants fire rockets into an airport, killing at least five
2012.12.15 Pakistan Makan Bagh 1 0 A 16-year-old girl dies in a hospital from an earlier Taliban blast
targeting schoolgirls.
2012.12.14 Iraq Samarrah 2 20 Sunni bombers kill two Shia pilgrims in an attack on their bus.
2012.12.14 Nigeria Kano 1 0 Boko Haram is suspected of assassinating a local lawmaker.
2012.12.14 Somalia Mogadishu 3 3 Three people are left dead after an al-Shabaab car bomb.
2012.12.14 Nigeria Maiduguri 1 0 Boko Haram Islamists murder a man in front of his wife and
2012.12.14 Pakistan Lahore 2 0 A 24-year-old woman is shot to death along with her lover by her
conservative brother.
2012.12.13 Iraq Baghdad 6 8 Holy Warriors set off two car bombs in populated areas which leave six
2012.12.13 Pakistan Mastung 1 0 A Hindu doctor is murdered by an Islamic fanatic.
2012.12.13 Afghanistan Kandahar 2 15 Two civilians and a US soldier are blown up by a Shahid suicide
2012.12.13 Pakistan Quetta 1 1 A Shiite is brought down in a targeted attack by Sunnis.
2012.12.13 Syria Qatana 24 30 Women and children are among two dozen innocents slaughtered by a
Sunni ‘rebel’ car bomb attack on a residential neighborhood.
2012.12.13 Pakistan Quetta 2 0 Lashkar-e-Jhangvi gunmen take out two sectarian rivals at a tailor
2012.12.13 Pakistan Karachi 2 0 A father of two is among two Shiites picked off by Sunni
2012.12.12 Iraq Fallujah 4 0 Four Iraqi policemen are machine-gunned at a checkpoint by Islamist
2012.12.12 Yemen Maarib 1 0 A tribesman is ambushed and killed by al-Qaeda.
2012.12.12 Syria Damascus 9 50 Two Fedayeen suicide car bombers rack up nine kills.
2012.12.12 Iraq Tikrit 2 1 Muslim terrorists kill two university students with an IED.
2012.12.12 Pakistan Karachi 2 8 Tehreek-e-Taliban bombers take out two locals.
2012.12.12 Pakistan Gilgit 3 7 Three students are killed during a clash between Sunni and Shia.
2012.12.12 Pakistan FATA 3 0 Two peace committee volunteers are among three Pakistanis murdered by
religious radicals.
2012.12.12 India Macherla 1 0 A Hindu man is hacked to death for eloping with a Muslim woman against
the will of religious leaders.
2012.12.12 Pakistan Karachi 2 0 The custodian of a Shiite mosque and his nephew are mowed down by a
Sunni drive-by.
2012.12.11 Pakistan Karachi 1 1 Wahhabi terrorists gun down a 23-year-old Shiite shopkeeper.
2012.12.11 Yemen Mukalla 1 0 An official is assassinated by al-Qaeda on his way to work.
2012.12.11 Thailand Pattani 2 0 A school director and teacher are murdered in the cafeteria by Islamic
2012.12.11 Pakistan Hasan Owlia 1 0 A Hindu is shot to death by Muslim terrorists.
2012.12.11 Thailand Narathiwat 4 4 A baby and woman are among four shot to death in a tea shop by Islamic
2012.12.11 Nigeria Dalwa 2 0 A man and his son are shot to death in front of other family members
in their home by Islamic extremists.
2012.12.10 Algeria Kasrine 1 0 Salafists murder a border guard.
2012.12.10 Iraq Yathrib 3 2 Three Iraqis are machine-gunned by Muslim terrorists.
2012.12.10 Afghanistan Nimroz 1 0 A local police chief is blown up by the Taliban.
2012.12.10 Pakistan Kaki 6 8 At least six innocents are killed when Shahid suicide bombers assault
a police station near a mosque.
2012.12.10 Tunisia Bou Chebka 1 0 Suspected Salafis pick off a border guard.
2012.12.10 Pakistan Gulbahar 1 0 A Shia police officer is gunned down by Sunni terrorists.
2012.12.10 Afghanistan Laghman 1 0 The acting head of women’s affairs is brutally shot to death by
fundamentalists on her way to work.
2012.12.09 Pakistan Bara 1 1 A sapper is killed trying to defuse a bomb planted by Muslim
2012.12.09 Iraq Iskandariyah 3 3 An 8-year-old is among three family members slain in their home by
al-Qaeda bombers.
2012.12.09 Lebanon Tripoli 4 40 Sniper and rocket fire between Sunni and Shia residents leaves four
2012.12.09 Afghanistan Ghorak 2 2 Religious extremists kill two civilians with a roadside bomb.
2012.12.09 Pakistan Shaikh Yousuf Chowk 5 3 Islamic militants are thought responsible for opening fire on a group
of vegetable traders on their way to market.
2012.12.09 Nigeria Potiskum 1 0 At least one local is killed during a Boko Haram attack.
2012.12.09 Pakistan Miramshah 2 0 Two local soldiers are kidnapped by the Taliban and executed.
2012.12.08 Somalia Beledweyne 1 0 Religion of Peace activists shoot 55-year-old Christian to death for
leaving Islam.
2012.12.08 Yemen Maarib 17 0 Seventeen local security personnel are killed in an al-Qaeda ambush
while guarding a pipeline.
2012.12.08 Pakistan Datta Khel 1 3 A tribesman cutting wood with family is killed during a mortar strike
by militant Muslims.
2012.12.08 Kenya Nairobi 5 13 Islamists throw a grenade into a crowd of moderates leaving a mosque,
killing at least five.
2012.12.07 Pakistan Much 1 0 Wahhabi terrorists storm a market and open fire on a Shia
2012.12.07 India Kolkata 1 0 A young woman is pulled out onto the street and beheaded by her
brother for immorality.
2012.12.07 Pakistan Pishin 1 3 A Sunni drive-by attack leaves at least one Shia dead.
2012.12.06 Nigeria Gamboru 6 0 Six people are executed in cold blood by Islamists after being unable
to recite from the Quran.
2012.12.06 Egypt Cairo 2 0 Two unarmed protesters are surrounded, beaten and stabbed to death by
Muslim Brotherhood.
2012.12.06 Lebanon Tripoli 11 20 A 13-year-old boy is among eleven civilians taken out by sectarian
2012.12.06 Nigeria Yankaba 2 0 Two Christian teenagers are executed by gunmen on a motorcycle
yelling, ‘Allah akbar’.
2012.12.06 Iraq Jisr Diyala 5 0 Five policemen are shot in their sleep by Islamic Army of Iraq
2012.12.05 Pakistan Wana 3 9 Two Fedayeen suicide car bombers take out three Pakistanis.
2012.12.05 Iraq Fallujah 2 1 Muslim ‘insurgents’ take down two civilians with a roadside
2012.12.05 Somalia Leego 3 0 al-Shabaab Islamists attack and kill three cattle herders.
2012.12.05 Pakistan Khudadad 1 0 A Shia activist is slain by loyal Sunnis outside a car showroom.
2012.12.05 Russia Nalchik 1 0 A television journalist is murdered by suspected Muslim
2012.12.05 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 A prayer leader is shot to death inside a seminary by sectarian
2012.12.04 Pakistan Larkana 2 0 A Shiite cleric and his 4-year-old daughter are shot to death by
Wahhabi terrorists.
2012.12.04 Pakistan Bannu 0 6 A Shahid suicide bomber slams his car into a checkpoint.
2012.12.04 Egypt Giza 1 0 A 20-year-old woman’s throat is slashed by her brother over
2012.12.04 Pakistan Swat 1 7 A woman is killed in a Taliban blast thought to have targeted a
2012.12.04 Thailand Narathiwat 0 1 A Buddhist teacher is shot and badly wounded by militant
2012.12.04 Iraq Zayouna 6 0 al-Qaeda gunmen force their way into a home and shoot four children to
death along with their mother and father.
2012.12.04 Lebanon Tripoli 2 14 Two people are killed when Sunni and Shia shoot at each other.
2012.12.04 Pakistan Quetta 2 0 A targeted attack on two Shia brothers leaves both dead.
2012.12.04 Somalia Galgala 12 9 A dozen local soldiers are killed in the Puntland region by an
al-Shabaab roadside bomb.
2012.12.04 Nigeria Kano 2 2 Two people are left dead following a violent rampage by Boko Haram
2012.12.03 Pakistan Karachi 1 0 A senior cleric is brought down in a hail of bullets from Religion of
Peace rivals.
2012.12.03 Thailand Pattani 1 0 A 59-year-old female Buddhist plantation worker is stabbed to death by
suspected ‘insurgents’.
2012.12.03 Pakistan Peshawar 2 2 Islamic militants kill two local cops with a roadside bomb.
2012.12.03 Pakistan Qalagey 3 1 Suspected fundamentalists murder three family members and torch two
2012.12.03 Thailand Pattani 1 0 Muslim ‘separatists’ execute a 45-year-old man.
2012.12.03 Afghanistan Trin Kot 5 8 Two women are among five people torn to shreds by a Taliban roadside
2012.12.03 Thailand Narathiwat 1 0 A 32-year-old female teacher is shot four times by Muslim
‘separatists’ while on her way to school.
2012.12.03 Pakistan Lahore 1 0 A 72-year-old female Christian charity worker is shot in the neck by
suspected Islamists.
2012.12.02 Pakistan Dera Ismail Khan 2 35 A second bombing on a Shia religious procession in as many days leaves
at least two dead.
2012.12.02 Nigeria Chibok 10 0 Religion of Peace proponents invade a Christian village in the middle
of the night and massacre ten residents.
2012.12.02 Syria Homs 15 24 Islamists are suspected of car bombing a Shia mosque, killing at least
2012.12.02 Iraq Samarrah 3 0 A man and his two sons are murdered in their home by al-Qaeda
2012.12.02 Iraq Nineveh 3 0 Three professionals including a doctor are assassinated by gunmen as
they leave their homes.
2012.12.02 Afghanistan Kapisa 1 0 A 16-year-old girl is murdered by fundamentalists for ignoring orders
to stop working on a polio campaign.
2012.12.02 Afghanistan Jalalabad 5 18 Two medical students are among five Afghans killed during a Fedayeen
suicide attack on a base.
2012.12.02 Nigeria Maiduguri 3 0 Two teachers are among three civilians shot to death by Boko
2012.12.02 Pakistan Lahore 1 0 A young man dies after being tortured over allegations that he burned
a Quran.
2012.12.01 Somalia Kismayo 1 5 Islamic militia is suspected of killing a civilian with a
2012.12.01 Pakistan Orangi 1 0 A 40-year-old Shiite is murdered on the street by Sunni
2012.12.01 Afghanistan Dehrawud 3 0 Two children are among three people blown to bits by a Shahid suicide
2012.12.01 Pakistan Dera Ismail Khan 7 30 Three children in a Shia religious procession are disassembled by
Sunni bombers along with four others.
2012.12.01 Nigeria Gamboru Ngala 2 0 Two guards die when Muslims shouting ‘Allah Akbar’ burn
2012.12.01 India Kuri Rawana 1 0 A 22-year-old Muslim woman is beaten to death for loving a Hindu