Pakistan witnessed a minor drop in militant attacks and their human toll in May this year, the Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies, said.
However, the violence level in the first five months of the year was much higher than the same period last year, the Islamabad-based think tank said in a report.
The database reported 40 militant attacks last month, that took 48 lives and wounded 102 people, the report said, adding that, security forces personnel accounted for half of the deaths with 56 injuries, while 10 civilians were killed, along with the deaths of 14 militants.
Pakistani security forces continued operations against militants in May, and killed at least 64 militants and arrested 39 others.
The first five months of 2023 recorded 224 attacks that killed 357 people and injured 615 others, the report said.
The first five months of 2022 recorded 126 militant attacks that killed 257 people and injured 461 others, it added
Source: Nam News Network