125 policemen martyred in militant assaults in three months in KP – Pakistan
PESHAWAR: 100 and twenty-five police personnel embraced martyrdom and 212 others sustained accidents in several militant assaults throughout the province throughout the first quarter of 2023. A complete of 25 circumstances of militant assaults have been registered with the police throughout the three months, police information exhibits.
In accordance with the information, 15 militant assaults had been reported in opposition to police in January 2023, through which 116 personnel embraced martyrdom and 189 had been injured.
Three militant assaults had been reported in February 2023, through which two police personnel embraced martyrdom and 5 others had been wounded.
Seven circumstances had been registered by the police in March 2023, whereby seven policemen embraced martyrdom and 18 others had been wounded.
In the meantime, a senior police official informed Daybreak that following a surge in assaults on the police in January after the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) called off the ceasefire, the police had been geared up with newest weaponry, resulting in discount within the variety of assaults in February and March.
“There have been fewer assaults reported in February and March,” the police official stated, including the drive was finishing up intelligence-based operations and searching down the militants.
Of the 125 personnel, who embraced martyrdom throughout final three months, 84 personnel, together with officers, laid down their lives on January 30 alone when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque at Peshawar’s police headquarters.
On November 28, 2022, the banned TTP had referred to as off the ceasefire agreed with the federal government in June 2022, and ordered its militants to stage assaults throughout the nation.
Revealed in Daybreak, April 4th, 2023