KARACHI: Karachi Police recently disclosed a report on the operations conducted last month against criminals and terrorists in the city which shows 67 operations in total were carried out in November 2016.
According to the report, 18 suspected terrorists were killed while 24 terror suspects were arrested during the month. 31 people became victims of target killing.
Karachi Police also revealed details of peace initiatives taken during the month. The police carried out 2,105 raids. 3,638 suspects were taken into custody from 67 encounters.
A Karachi Police spokesperson explained that during the operations conducted last month, 394 people were arrested for illegal arms possession, while 389 drug dealers, 13 extortionists, and 14 people allegedly involved in killings were taken into custody.
He added that during the encounters in November, 18 criminals were killed, whereas 24 suspects were arrested for involvement in various terrorist activities.
The police also arrested 39 proclaimed criminals and 408 escaped ones, and recovered 16 Kalashnikovs, 62 rifles, six LMGs, 515 handguns and 42 hand grenades, the spokesperson said. During the same month, 31 people were victims of target killings and 74 were injured in numerous firing incidents, he said.