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Over 3,000 terrorists held in Pak

Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 19:12

Islamabad: Pakistani law enforcement
agencies arrested 3,143 terrorists over the past three years,
with a majority of the arrests being made in the restive
northern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

A total of 4,240 weapons were seized from the arrested
terrorists, including rocket launchers, missiles, suicide
jackets, bombs, grenades, mines and anti-aircraft guns.

Of the total arrests, 2,101 terrorists were detained in
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 231 in Punjab, 145 in Sindh, 343 in
Balochistan, 130 in Islamabad, 106 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 80 in
the tribal belt and five in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, an
official said.

A total of 505 people were killed and 1,720 injured in
terrorist attacks in Punjab during the past two years, the
official said.


First Published: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 19:12
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