Pakistan to detain over 6,000 terror suspects

Islamabad: Pakistan's interior ministry has decided to detain over 6,000 terror suspects from across the country after a list naming them was prepared, a media report said Friday.

The ministry has issued orders to all the four provinces and the Islamabad administration for taking into custody 6,777 suspects, a majority of them belonging to banned outfits, Geo News reported.

The suspects are likely to be taken into protective custody.

According to the list, out of the 6,777 suspects, 1,000 belong to Sindh, more than 4,000 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 338 from Balochistan, 1,416 from Punjab and 23 from Islamabad.

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