Pakistan

2,800 Martyred in Pakistan’s Northwest in Nine Years, Mostly Shia Muslim

shiitenews_2800_Martyred_in_Pakistan_s_Northwest_in_Nine_Years_Mostly_Shia_MuslimAt least 2,890 people were martyred in the past nine years in 2,028 terror attacks which is mostly Shia Muslims in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said a government report Tuesday.

The provincial government issued the report comprising facts and figures of “subversive activities” in the province from 2003 till date, the Online news agency reported.

The people who died in the attacks included security officials, clerics, journalists, doctors, engineers, lawyers, teachers, students, businessmen as well as government and private employees, it said.

Some 120 personnel of the Frontier Constabulary – a paramilitary unit of the province – and 441 policemen and 297 army personnel were among those killed in terror attacks.

At least 7,035 people were reported injured.

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