1,942 terror incidents in Pakistan in 15 months

April 17th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) At least 1,942 terror incidents were reported in Pakistan during the last 15 months, claiming 1,395 lives, parliament was informed Friday.
Compensation of Rs.250 million was paid to the families of the victims, the National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, was told during question hour.

Of this, Rs.103 million was paid in Punjab, Rs.99 million in the North West Frontier Province, Rs.70 million in Sindh, Rs.47 million in Balochistan and Rs.28 million in Islamabad.

In the 15 months between January 2008 and March 2009, seven terror incidents occurred in Islamabad claiming 87 lives. These include the Sept 20, 2008 suicide bombing at the Marriott Hotel that claimed 54 lives.

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