16 Jan '11, 10pm

TODAYonline - Fewer terrorist Attacks in Pakistan Last year

The number of suicide bombings and other attacks in Pakistan declined nearly 20 per cent last year as a result of Pakistani military operations, better surveillance and the death of key militants in United States drone strikes, a think-tank said yesterday. The number of attacks declined from 2,586 in 2009 to 2,113 last year, according to a report by the Pak Institute for Peace Studies. But it said attacks tripled in Karachi and Lahore, in a sign that militants are exporting the fight far from the Afghan border. AP

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