2016 in Pakistan

The following lists events that happened during 2016 in Pakistan.

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2016
in
Pakistan

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See also:Other events of 2016
List of years in Pakistan

IncumbentsEdit

Federal governmentEdit

GovernorsEdit

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

MarchEdit

  • 16 March – A bus bomb in Peshawar kills 15 people.[6] and Pakistan played their first match of ICC WORLD T20 2016 against Bangladesh (Pakistan best Bangladesh)
  • 25 MARCH-Pakistan Cricket Star SHAHID KHAN AFRIDI Played His last INTERNATIONAL Match(T20) for Pakistan against AUSTRALIA (AUSTRALIA Won match by 21 Runs)
  • 27 March – 72 people were killed in a suicide bombing in Lahore.

AprilEdit

  • 20 April
  • In Punjab, at least 33 people died after eating sweets, accidentally tainted with insecticide. The mass poisoning occurred in April.[9]

JuneEdit

  • Musician Amjad Sabri is killed in a targeted shooting.[10]

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

  • 1 November – At least 14 people are killed and 59 burned when a gas cylinder explosion aboard an oil tanker causes a major fire at the ship breaking yard in Gadani in Pakistan's Balochistan Province. Dozens other workers remain missing as many injured are transferred to hospitals in nearby Karachi.[11][12]
  • 3 November – At least 22 people have been killed and 65 injured following a collision of the Bahauddin Zakaria Express with a stationary train at Juma Goth Train station, Karachi, Pakistan.[13]

DecemberEdit

  • 7 December – PIA plane PK-661 crashed during flight killing 47 people including Junaid Jumshed and his wife.[14]

Public holidaysEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1 January 2016. "India, Pakistan exchange list of nuke installations, prisoners". Times of India.
  2. ^ "15 killed in Quetta suicide attack". www.thenews.com.pk.
  3. ^ "Switzerland rejects Brahamdagh Bugti's asylum plea". Daily Times. 17 January 2016. Archived from the original on 18 January 2016.
  4. ^ Pakistan's Musharraf acquitted over Baloch rebel killing (BBC)
  5. ^ "Pakistan attack: Gunmen kill 19 at Bacha Khan University". BBC News. January 20, 2016.
  6. ^ Akbar, Dawn.com | Ali (2016-03-16). "15 killed as bomb rips through bus carrying govt employees in Peshawar". www.dawn.com. Retrieved 2016-03-21.
  7. ^ Raza, Dawn.com | Mohammad (2016-04-20). "Seven policemen guarding polio workers shot dead in Karachi". www.dawn.com. Retrieved 2016-04-20.
  8. ^ "Two killed in Mohmand agency blast". www.dawn.com. 2016-04-20. Retrieved 2016-04-20.
  9. ^ "Death toll from poisoned sweets climbs to 33 in Punjab". Daily Times. May 2, 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  10. ^ "Amjad Sabri shot dead in Karachi". The Express Tribune. June 22, 2016.
  11. ^ "Rescue workers struggle to put out fire at Gadani shipbreaking yard". DAWN.COM. November 1, 2016.
  12. ^ "At least 14 killed, 59 injured in Gadani shipbreaking yard fire". The Express Tribune. November 1, 2016.
  13. ^ "At least 22 killed, 65 injured in Karachi train collision". www.geo.tv.
  14. ^ "A pop star turned evangelical cleric was aboard the plane that crashed in Pakistan". The Independent. December 7, 2016. Archived from the original on 2022-05-01.