A suicide bombing is an attack on military and civilian target, in which attackers know that they will either certainly or most likely die in this process. Suicide attacks worldwide have risen from an average of 3 per year in the 1980 to about 10 per year in the 1990s. Suicide attack generally takes a form of bombing. The low cost and high lethality of the tactic have made it favorite with the guerilla groups.
The main causes of suicide attacks in Pakistan are Sectarianism, the Musharraf-Bush coalition in the war on terror and Pakistan’s own track record over training Mujahidin and sending them to Afghanistan during Russian aggression. Suicide bombing badly affects the creditability of government administration especially the creditability of Law enforcement agencies, which creates a state of fear and uncertainty that is a impedes the activities of the entire community.
When people do not perform their duties, they feel unrest, depression and other psychological and social disorders. Religious and cultural activities are also affected by suicide bombing because people are hesitated and feel fear to go to Masjides for Namaz. Religious gathering (conferences), even the Mazarat-e-Aolia are also attacked by suicide bombers. Terrorism has greatly affected the foreign investment in Pakistan. Foreign investment has decline to $ 910.20 Million from $1.4 Billion in Fy 08-09. Due to decline in investment poverty and unemployment rises. Poverty has reached to 41.4% from 37.5% in 2008-09. Due to unstoppable terrorism acts in Pakistan World Bank has blocked two lending key loans of worth $820 Million till the conditions ameliorate to the paradigm. Similarly, Terrorism increases the expensive of the forces to meet their needs to fight against terrorism. Pakistan has received total disbursement of $11,998 Million from US under Coalition Support Fund (CSF), out of this amount $3,129 Million were economic related aid and security related aid amounted to $8,869 Million. In addition, risk of the investors and more troops in Afghanistan deployment by US rise the risk of investors to invest in Pakistan that cause serious downfall of deposits of banking sector that shows deposits fell from Rs.3.77 Trillion to Rs3.17 trillion on September 2009 (Hussain, 2007).