Significant decline recorded in militant attacks across countryNational14 HOURS AGO BY STAFF REPORTWhile Pakistan witnessed another year of decline in militant attacks, Balochistan saw a surge in militancy as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was operationalised in 2016.
This was stated by a report issued by a local think-tank.
The report for year 2016 issued by the Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) says that Balochistan remained the most troublesome province in 2016 from where a majority of the militant attacks, maximum deaths, and injuries were reported.
According to statistics issued by the think-tank, Pakistan saw a 30 percent decline in militant attacks and 28 percent decline in deaths. However, there was a 24 percent increase in the number of the injured as compared to 2015.
Average militant attacks per month have further dropped in 2016…