EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on the security situation in Pakistan.
The main findings of the report include the continuation of airstrikes and ground operations by the Pakistani military forces against militant groups in different provinces in 2016. The military operation in #Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and #FATA, #Zarb-e-Azb, which started in 2014, ended early 2017. A new operation, called #Radd-Ul-Fasaad, was launched in different regions of the country. At the same time, militant or terrorist attacks continued to occur, as well as targeted killings. The situation at Pakistan’s borders with India and Afghanistan was tense. Overall, sources report a decrease in total numbers of violent incidents and casualties throughout 2016 and 2017.