Pakistan lost $ 69b in war on terror

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The Senate was informed that the country has suffered a loss of 69 billion dollars in the war against terror.

Minister of State for Interior Imtiaz Safdar Warraich told the House during question hour that the loss occurred under a broad spectrum including damage of buildings‚ compensation paid to the victims of terrorism‚ settlement and rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons and security measures and similar other factors.

To a question‚ he said that 145 cases of murder‚ kidnapping and dacoity have been registered in the 2 police stations of the city circle Islamabad during the last 5 years. He said 225 accused persons have been arrested in these cases and 21 cases have been decided while the trial of the remaining is underway.


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