163 killed as political violence continues to rise

ISLAMABAD, February 25, 2013: Political violence in the country claimed the lives of 163 people in 37 incidents between February 16 and 22, 2013, up from preceding week\’s 106 and 89 the week before, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

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Surge in political violence claims 106 lives

Islamabad, February 18, 2013: Surge in political violence during the second week of February claimed 106 lives and injured 91 people in 54 incidents across the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

Between February 9 and 15, 2013, Sindh saw the

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Political violence claims 73 lives, injures 20

Islamabad, February 04, 2013: Seventy-three people were killed in 43 incidents of political violence between January 26 and February 1, 2013, while another 20 were injured and one kidnapped.

Civilians remained the most affected, constituting 77% of the total victims, a 14% increase

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Killed, 21 injured in political violence

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2013: Twenty-seven political violence incidents between January 19 and 25 claimed 39 lives and injured 21 others across the country. Just as it was in the preceding week, civilians remained the major target constituting 63% of the total victims followed by

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Decrease in incidents of political violence

Islamabad, January 21, 2013: Twenty-four political violence incidents between January 12 and 18 claimed 45 lives and injured 74 others across Pakistan. Civilians remained the major target, constituting 49% of the total victims followed by state security forces (38%) and militants (7%), says Free and Fair

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205 killed, 263 injured in incidents of political violence

Islamabad, January 15, 2013: Fifty-one political violence incidents between January 5 and 11, 2013 claimed 205 lives and injured 263 others across Pakistan. Civilians remained the major target, constituting 84% of the total victims followed by militants (15%) and security forces (8%), says Free and Fair Election Network

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89 killed, 94 injured in political violence

Islamabad, January 7, 2013: Political violence between December 29, 2012 and January 4, 2013 affected 190 people in 25 incidents across the country which left 89 people dead, 94 injured with seven being kidnapped. The militant death toll was 2% compared with 44% recorded

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108 killed, 40 injured and 22 kidnapped in political violence

Islamabad, December 31, 2012: Political violence in the fourth week of December (22-28) affected 170 people in 48 incidents across the country, killing 108 and injuring 40 others while 22 Levi officials were kidnapped. The dead include 48 militants, killed in Frontier Constabulary operations in Babochistan and military operation in

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Surge in political violence claims 75 lives

Political violence in the third week of December affected 241 people in 41 incidents across the country, killing 75 people and injuring 166 others.

Twenty two incidents were reported in Sindh followed by 10 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, six in Balochistan, two in Federally

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