No difference between Daesh and TTP : CM Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday said that there is no difference between Daesh and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), vowed to root out terrorism claiming crime has come down by 80 percent in the port city, Aaj News reported.

Addressing a passing out ceremony of the Sindh Police at the Razzakabad Training Centre, the chief minister, there is no difference between Teheek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Daesh as they both are terrorists group. The government is fighting both the groups, he added.

He lauded the police, adding that the force played a key role in eliminating terrorism.

Speaking on the occasion, IG Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali said over 700 suspects were killed and more than 12,000 arrested in Karachi operation last year.

He claimed that owing to ongoing operation against miscreants, terror incidents reduced by 80 percent, target killing and murder saw a decline by 55 and extortion by 53 percent.