The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested 768 terrorists in 2022 and foiled dozens of sabotage attempts, the annual report revealed.

According to the report, 90 terrorists had a bounty on their heads. The CTD carried out 2,597 operations across the province including in tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including intelligence-based operations.

A total of 1,960 suspects were also detained, and 628 high-profile wanted suspects are among the arrested terrorists.

The CTD recovered 349 hand grenades, 80 SMG guns, 16 suicide jackets, 7 rocket launchers and other heavy weapons from the custody of terrorists during the operations.

The report said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police were targeted in 279 incidents this year, and 116 policemen were martyred and 125 were injured in 2022.

Earlier, four policemen were martyred and four others suffered injuries after terrorists attacked a police station in Lakki Marwat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, early on Sunday.

According to the police, the terrorists attacked the Bargi police station with hand grenades and rocket launchers in the wee hours.

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