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July 27, 2021

1,505 policemen martyred in KP since 2000

PESHAWAR: As many as 1505 policemen were martyred in suicide attacks, blasts, target killings, ambushes and encounters while performing duty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the last 21 years.On the other hand, 285 policemen had lost lives in different incidents in KP from 1970 till 1999. Some reports said the number was 246. The figure, however, suddenly increased manifold from 2000 to 2021.“As many as 1,505 policemen were martyred in suicide attacks, bomb blasts, target killings, encounters and...