Pakistani security forces killed 36 terrorists in Karachi and its surrounding localities following a suicide attack in Sehwan that killed more than 70 people.
The forces launched a nationwide security crackdown Friday, officials said, after a bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine, killing 75 people including 20 children and wounding hundreds.
Security forces conducted raids in Manghopir area, Kathor and hideouts at Bakakhel in Bannu where they killed these terrorists and recovered assortments of weaponry.
Three others terror operatives were killed in Regi area of Peshawar during a search operation.
The forces also conducted raids in Quetta and neutralized two terrorists during a combing operation on eastern bypass near Saryab Road. In another encounter in Mohmand Agency, a terrorist was killed in an encounter.
Six terrorists were killed by security forces in Hangu while two others were nuetralized in Dera Ismail Khan
Arms and ammunitions were also recovered from the possession of terrorists.