318 people including 203 militants, 75 government forces killed this year in J&K


As many as 318 people, including 203 militants and 75 security personnel, were killed in militant-related incidents in Jammu and Kashmir this year, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

The spokesman quoted the MoS Home Affairs  Hansraj Ahir saying “In the North-East, 97 people, including 51 insurgents and 12 security personnel were killed in insurgency-related incidents.”

The spokesman said up to December 14 this year, 337 militant incidents were reported in Jammu and Kashmir in which 40 civilians, 75 security personnel and 203 militants were killed, 321 persons injured and Ninety-one militants were also arrested.

The spokesman added that  813 incidents took place leading to the death of 170 civilians, 75 security personnel and 111 left wing extremists and 145 people were also injured.

While there have been two attacks each in 2014 and 2015 on defence establishments, six attacks took place in 2016 and this year up to December 10, one defence establishment came under attack. (PTK)



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