Over 3,380 martyred in fight against terrorism in five years: interior ministry
ISLAMABAD: At least 3,384 people, including 1,457 security personnel, have been martyred in 3,990 terror attacks during the past five years in Pakistan, ARY News reported.
According to the interior ministry, 8,436 people, including 2,569 security officials have been injured in the terrorism-related incident from 2015 to 13th of September 2020.
Balochistan was the most terrorism-affected region of the country where 1,435 terror attacks were reported, 1,048 attacks were reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 371 attacks were reported in Sindh and 180 attacks were reported in Punjab in five years.
It is pertaining to mention here that Pakistan has rendered countless sacrifices in War against Terrorism and has always taken indiscriminate action against any form of extremism and terrorism.
Last year in July, Prime Minister Imran Khan had said that the Pakistani nation had rendered 70,000 sacrifices in war against terrorism as a high price of the Afghan war.
PM Imran Khan, while addressing to the US Institute of Peace in Washington, reiterated, “I have always adopted the stance that Afghan issue could be resolved through dialogues. I’ve also asked everyone in the United States that there is no military solution to the issue.”