Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Islamabad, Pakistan--3-10 July 2007

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

Date: 3-10 July 2007

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Type of event: terrorism


Militants seized the Red Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 3 July. Army troops surrounded the mosque on 4 July, and from 4-10 July about 1100 hostages and some militants left the mosque, including about 437 women and children on 4 July and 28 women on 10 July. Troops assaulted the compound on 10 July. Total fatalities included 91 militants (including 1 woman), 10 soldiers, and 1 police officer.

Consequences: 102 killed, 29 injured


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