Jan 1st to March 31 2016: 39 Causalities Reported, Dead Include 18 Local Militants



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Different militancy related incidents in the first three months of the current year has claimed 39 human lives including 27 militants, 5 civilians and 7 Government Forces personnel.

Eight people including 7 militants and a civilian were killed in January. Lot of bloodshed was witnessed in the month of February in which 23 people including 13 militants, 5 Indian Army men, 2 CRPF personnel and 3 civilians were killed.

In March, total number of deaths reported were 9 including 8 militants and a civilian.

Among the 25 militants killed so far 9 were foreigners while the number of local militants was 18.

Suspected militants lobbed five grenades on forces establishments in these three months.

These grenades were lobbed at Mominabad Islamabad, Arwani Bijbehara, Hafiz Bagh Soura, Pulwama and outside Bijbehara police station.

Besides a natural land mine explosion in Keran injured two army potters and three civilians were injured after a littered shell went off in Hajin Bandipora post encounter.

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