Blast incidents drop from 483 to 27, rocket attacks 372 to 5 during 3 years in Balochistan: PM told

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Blast incidents drop from 483 to 27, rocket attacks 372 to 5 during 3 years in Balochistan: PM told

QUETTA, May 2 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was
apprised Monday that the bomb blast incidents in Balochistan had
dropped from 483 to 27 and rocket firing from 372 in 2013 to five
this year.

The Prime Minister, who was in the city to inaugurate development
projects, including National Health Programme, was given a detailed
briefing by Balochistan Chief Secretary Saifullah Chattah on law
and order at the Governor House.

The Chief Secretary apprised the Prime Minister that the
incidents of highway robberies had also declined from 90 in 2013
to nine this year while those of kidnapping for ransom also dropped
from 49 to eight during the same period.