PESHAWAR – Continuing the unabated wave of terrorism in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a total 47 blasts reported in the month of February 2013 alone killing 91 persons and injuring 161 others. 

According to the data compiled by TheNation, the first deadly blast of February 02 occurred in Tehsil Sarai Norang of Lakki Marwat in which 36 people were killed and 11 others were injured. After this incident on February 8 another blast occurred in Orakzi Agency in Kalya area, which leaving 16 dead and injuring 26.

On February 10 a blast occurred near CD shops in Neshtar Abad area of Peshawar resulted injuring of four persons besides damaging four shops in the market. On the same day the shrine of Akhun Saleq baba was blew up by unknown armed persons, however, no casualties were reported.

On February 12 a blast occurred in PG Degree College Mardan, however, no casualties were reported while on February 13 another blast occurred in Chekar Kot area of district Kohat which resulted killing of one person.

On February 14 a blast occurred in Hassanzai area of Orakzi Agency killing two persons and injuring 10 others.

Likewise, on February 14 a blast occurred in Spin Tall area of district Hango results killing of 11 and injuring 23 persons. On the same day another blast also occurred in district Bannu, which killed six innocent people in Siryan village.   

Similarly, on February 15 another blast occurred in district Mardan, which killed one person while on February 16 a blast was reported in Razmak area of North Waziristan Agency results injuring four others.

On February 18, two suicide bombers entered the office of Political Agent Khyber Agency and detonated their explosive jackets resultantly killing of five persons and injuring eight others.

On February a remote control blast occurred in mobile market in Hashnagri area, which resulted in the killing of two persons and injuring of 17 others. On February 22, a blast occurred in Sulan Khail area of Mohmand Agency, however, no person was injured luckily.

Keeping in view the deteriorated law and order situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, the authorities concerned have taken stringent security measures but despite of terrorism activities increasing with each passing day.

On Friday last, the Peshawar police received information about the entry of a suicide bomber to the cantonment area after which police had launched a search operation and arrested several suspected persons.