A prominent increase in incidents of terrorism in Khyber Pakhtunakhwa can be seen after the change of government in the neighbouring country, Afghanistan.
According to a police report, 151 cases of terrorist attacks on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have come to light this year. 105 police officers were martyred, whereas 109 were injured in attacks from January 2022 till November 2022.
The highest number of martyrs and injured were recorded in April and September. The records read that 16 police personnel were martyred in April, while 19 personnel were injured in the attacks in September. Moreover, 10 police personnel have been martyred and 7 were injured in the current month too.
After the change of government in Afghanistan in 2021, the terrorists arrested were all released by the Taliban. The weapons left by America are being used against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to IG KP, Moazzam Jan Ansari, police mobile vehicles are easy targets for terrorists.