Pakistan: 2,159 'Terrorists' Killed Under National Action Plan

Published: 16th January 2016 09:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th January 2016 09:36 AM   |  A+A-


LAHORE: Around 2,159 terrorists have been neutralised and 1,724 arrested in Pakistan under the National Action Plan (NAP).

According to the Dawn, the Ministry of Interior and Narcotics Control presented a report about NAP, which stated that 332 persons had been executed so far under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA).

The report also states that around 98.3 million SIMs had been blocked for dismantling communication networks of terrorists and at least 933 URLs and 10 websites of militant organisations have also been bloc­ked by Ministry of Infor­mation Technology (MoIT).

A total of 69,179 criminals, 890 terrorists, 676 proclaimed offenders, 10,426 absconders, 124 kidnappers, 545 extortionists and 1,834 murderers were also apprehended and 16,306 weapons seized during the Karachi operation, the daily reports.

The National Action Plan is an action plan that was established by the Government of Pakistan in January 2015 to crack down on terrorism and to supplement the ongoing anti-terrorist offensive in North-Western Pakistan.

It is considered as a major coordinated state retaliation following the deadly Peshawar school attack.


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