The Pakistan Think Tank Security Research Center released a research report on the evening of the 30th, saying that as of that day, Pakistan ’s death toll due to terrorist attacks in 2019 had decreased by nearly 30%, and the domestic security situation had improved significantly.
The report said that a major reason for the improvement in Pakistan's security situation was the increased efforts by the Palestinian government to hunt down terrorists. In 2018, there were nearly 400 terrorist attacks across the country, which killed 739 people. In 2019, there were nearly 370 terrorist attacks, which killed 518 people, and the number of deaths decreased by 29.9%. The number of deaths related to terrorist attacks and counter-terrorism has dropped from 980 in 2018 to 679 in 2019, a decrease of 30.7%.
Baluchistan province in the southwest is still the region most affected by terrorism in Pakistan. The number of deaths related to terrorist attacks and counter-terrorism in this region decreased from 405 in 2018 to 226 in 2019, a decrease of 44.2% The region with the largest decline in the country.
The report shows that suicide attacks have also decreased significantly, from 26 in 2018 to 9 in 2019, and the death toll has fallen from 295 to 56.
Civilians are still the group most affected by terrorism in Pakistan, but the death toll has dropped from 521 in 2018 to 332 in 2019, a decrease of 36.3%. The death toll of Pakistani government and security officials fell by 19.3%. The number of terrorist deaths has fallen by 30%.
The report said that there were no drone attacks in Pakistan in 2019, which is the first time since 2004 and is of great significance. (Reporter Li Hao)