Sindh police arrested 66 Taliban militants in 2010: Report

Last Updated: Monday, January 3, 2011 - 22:25

Islamabad: Police in Pakistan`s southern
Sindh province arrested 66 militants associated with the
banned Tehrik-e-Taliban and killed 11 terrorists in shootouts
during the past year, according to an official report issued
Monday.

The Sindh Home Department`s report on the police
department`s performance during 2010 further said law
enforcement personnel had seized 352.5 kg of high explosives,
100 grenades and rocket launchers, 11 explosive devices, two
suicide vests and 229 weapons.

Attacks on policemen by criminals across the province
increased from 2,250 during 2009 to 2,275 during the past
year.

The police force recruited 10,300 constables during
2010 to meet the growing need for more law enforcers in the
troubled provincial capital of Karachi.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 3, 2011 - 22:25

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