During the year security forces killed, injured, or arrested approximately 1,935 suspected terrorists.
According to press reports on official estimates, the total number of deaths was 619: suspected terrorists killed 65 civilians and 91 security force members, and security forces killed an estimated 463 suspected terrorists in military sweep operations that resulted in armed clashes.
In previous years the government attributed 10,000 disappearances to terrorist kidnappings and murder.
NGOs reported that security forces in the past played a role in the disappearances of approximately 8,000 persons.
Information on terrorism-related violence in the country was difficult to verify independently.