At least 311 Shia Muslim embraced martyrdom across Pakistan during the year 2014. Notorious takfiri nasbi terrorists continued genocide against Shiites and most of the victims of students and businessmen.
2014 began with terrorist attack on Shia pilgrims in Akhtarabad Quetta of Balochistan province that also witnessed another major terrorist attack on Shia pilgrims in DareenGarh area of Mastung district.
Karachi, capital of Sindh province, witnessed 141 targeted murders of Shia Muslims by takfiri ASWJ/LeJ (Sipah-e-Sahaba) and their allies. Quetta, capital city of Balochistan province, ranked second with 51 Shia Muslims assassinated there. Peshawar, capital city of Khyber-Pukhtoonkhwa province was third major city where Shia genocide was reported.
23 Shia pilgrims were massacred by takfiri Taliban-shoot in Taftan town of Balochistan province situated on land border with Iran. Kohat of KP province witnessed 14 Shia killings. Eleven (11) Shia Muslims were murdered in Parachinar, Shia majority area of Kurrum Agency. Nine each were reported assassinated in Dera Ismail Khan and Hangu of KP province.
Three Shia Muslims were murdered in Rahim Yar Khan of Punjab province and another 3 in Orakzai Agency (FATA). Two were assassinated in Abbotabad of KP, another 2 in Faisalabad of Punjab province and 2 more in Hyderabad District of Sindh province. Mastung district also witnessed 2 Shiites killed. One each was murdered in Gujrat, Hassan Abdal, Lahore, Khanewal, Multan, Panj Garh, Rajan Pur of Punjab province. Single murders of Shia Muslims were reported in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, Gujrat, Hassan Abdal, Khanewal, Multan, Lahore, Panj Garh, Rajanpur of Punjab province, Shikarpur of Sindh province and Tank of KP province.
Among the Shia martyrs of 2014 were: 138 students, 63 business people, 7 religious scholars, 7 doctors, 4 professors, 5 lawyers, 7 engineers, 3 bankers, and 77 hailed from other professional groups.