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More Pakistanis died in ‘encounters’ than suicide attacks in 2017: HRCP report

ISLAMABAD: The Human Right Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has slammed the nation's deteriorating human rights record in a report released Monday, highlighting extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances across the turbulent country. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) report noted that deaths linked to terrorism continued to decline in 2017 but warned of an uptick in violence against so-called soft targets. "A study shows more Pakistanis died in incidents described as 'encounters' than in gun violence…