Terror attacks drop, but Pakistan ‘not out of the woods’

GUJRANWALA, Pakistan (AP) — Terror attacks in Pakistan plummeted by more than 85 per cent over the last decade. It’s a welcome statistic for the country, but one that risks being overshadowed by international concern over its efforts to curb terror funding and lingering militant activity that could test any future peace agreement in neighbouring Afghanistan. The tally, put together by Pakistani think tanks, found terror attacks dropped from nearly 2,000 in 2009 to fewer than 250 in 2019, a steady decline that underscores the long-haul nature of fighting terror.  More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin