Pakistan

Pakistan 2018-03-05T11:31:39+00:00

The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/72/361-S/2017/821) issued on 24 August 2017.

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Attacks by armed groups declined by 28% in 2016, with 441 incidents reported. The majority of the incidents were attributed to Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The security operation launched against armed groups in North Waziristan in 2014 concluded in April 2016, although a significant military presence remained.