KARACHI: A detailed report presented to the Sindh Apex Committee regarding implementation of National Action Plan (NAP) in Karachi stated that as many as three hundred and forty terrorists belonging to various banned outfits were killed during the operation.
The Committee was also told in the briefing that as many as five thousand two hundred and twenty three weapons of various kinds have also been recovered. It said that twenty two people included in the fourth schedule are still in the hideouts.
According to details, a high level meeting of the Apex Committee took place at the Chief Minister’s House in Karachi where the Inspector General (IG) Sindh briefed the participants on the ongoing situation.
He told the participants that at least seven hundred seventy shootouts took place as part of the operation in which three hundred forty terrorists belonging to notorious terrorist outfits including Tehreek-e-Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
It was further told in the briefing that four people have been arrested for aiding the terrorists while nineteen are in custody for violating the Loudspeaker Act. Furthermore, twelve were arrested after registering at least twenty eight cases for provocative speeches, he said.
The IG Sindh told that as many as twelve hundred people are also held under the Foreign Act. The report he presented further said that a heavy cache of explosives weighing at least one thousand five hundred kilogram has also been recovered from the terrorists as part of the implementation on the National Action Plan.
The meeting was attended also by Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad and Director General (DG) Rangers.