During the second quarter, from April to July 2015, almost every agency of the tribal belt faced militancy related activities of diﬀerent sorts. In all, 81 militancy and counter militancy incidents were recorded which resulted in a considerable number of casualties. In this regard, few militancy trends were notable.
In Bajaur Agency, IEDs, ambush on military check-post and convoys and cross border attacks dominated militant activities against security forces, peace committee members and ordinary civilians. Omari, Gat Agra, Badan, Larkhaloozo areas of Momand tehsil in particular remained the most perturbed area in the agency where TTP, JuA a splinter group of TTP carried 13 diﬀerent terrorist incidents which claimed several lives while causing damages to both civilian and public properties .In Mohmand Agency 20 militants, 1 security personal and a member of peace committee were killed in 4 IED attacks, 1 target killing and a militant aack on security forces. Saﬁ tehsil remained the most disturbed area.Khyber Agency witnessed 225 casualties in 21 militancy and counter militancy incidents in Sipah, Akakhel, kukikhel and Malakdin Khel areas of Tirah Valley where the security forces have been conducting military operations Khyber “1&2” against militant outfits i.e. TTP and LI and JA. Orakzai agency also witnessed a few militant related incidents while security forces targeted militant hideouts in Chappar Mush, Toorsimth, Daran Shiekhan, Ovt Mela and Zaﬀar Ghari of central Orakzai Agency. Kurram Agency remained largely peaceful although few terrorist incidents claimed several lives. North Waziristan Agency where military operaon Zarb-e-Azb is ongoing remained the most disturbed area where 260 casualties were recorded in 22 militancy and counter militancy related incidents. More than 11 military raids carried out in Toor Tangi area of Datakel; Zoi Saidgi, Dabori, Gorbuz and Wareka Mandi area of Shawal district in North Waziristan resulted in death of 178 militants deaths while 19 others were injured and huge caches of arms and ammunition were destroyed in aerial strikes.