For the first moment in seven years, the amount of terrorists killed in counter-insurgency transactions in Jammu and Kashmir has passed 200, matching to the state police officer. “This marks a huge landmark for establishing peace and stability in the state of J&K; and our country,” the DGP added in another tweet.
Today by the collective effort of @JmuKmrPolice, Indian Army, @crpfindia, CAPF & people of Kashmir have lead to neutralisation of more than 200 terrorists in the year of 2017 alone. This marks a huge landmark for establishing peace & stability in the state of J&K &our country.
— Shesh Paul Vaid (@spvaid) November 30, 2017
OFFICIAL RECORD DATA’S
According to official figures, 200 terrorists have been killed by the security forces during counter-insurgency operations from 1 January till date this year, which is the highest since 2010. In 2010, 270 terrorists were killed. However the number dropped to around 100 per year by the end of 2015. In 2016, 165 terrorists were killed by the security forces along the Line of Control (LoC) and in the hinterland. There has been an increase in civil fatalities in militancy-related aggression as well with 54 citizens getting killed this year analyzed to 14 last year. The amount of safety forces killed in militancy-related incidents this year was 77, debased than the 88 deaths watched last year.
The DGP’s tweet came on a day five terrorists were killed in two separate encounters by the security forces in Kashmir’s Budgam and Baramulla districts, officials said here.