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Over 8000 killed in terror attacks in Pakistan in 4 years

Terror attack in Pakistan. File Pic
Terror attack in Pakistan. File Pic

The terrorism continues to bleed Pakistan and according to Pakistan government over 8000 people have been killed in terror attacks in the country in last four years.

Islamabad, April 5/Nationalturk –Over 8000 people have been killed in terror attacks in Pakistan in last four years.

According to figures released by Pakistan government in country’s parliament, 3098 terror attacks have taken place in restive Balochsitan province followed by 1499 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province and 648 in country’s tribal areas.

The government figures disclosed that a  total of 5,573 terror acts have taken place in the country in last four years. “In these terror incidents, 8484 people, including ten foreigners, were killed””.

“3240 people including men, children and women were killed in terror attacks in FATA followed by 2311 in KPK,  1985 in Balochistan, 643 in Punjab province and 313 in Sindh province,” the figures revealed.

185 children killed in terror attacks in 4 attacks

According to official statistics 185 children were killed in terror attacks in last four years. “Besides 538 children sustained lethal and minor injuries in the terror attacks”.

Referring to operation against terrorists and criminals in Pakistan’s port city Karachi, government disclosed that 8212 target killers and murderers have been arrested in Karachi.

The bloodshed and killings have come down considerably in last month due to ceasefire  announced by Pakistan’s dreaded terrorist outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The Pakistan government is presently engaged in peace talks with the TTP and recently released 19 Taliban prisoners following which the militant group extended ceasefire till April 10.

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