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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
31-July-2018 16:25 IST
Terrorists Killed in J&K

The number of terrorists killed and civilian killed in terrorist violence incidents in Jammu and Kashmir during last three years and current year (upto 22.07.2018) is as under: -

 

Year

No. of terrorists killed

Civilians killed

2015

108

17

2016

150

15

2017

213

40

2018

(upto 22nd July)

110

18

 

            The Government regularly reviews the security situation in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.   In order to prevent activities of militants, numerous steps have been taken including strengthening of operational grid with enhanced human intelligence and use of technical intelligence grid. Besides, Police and civil authorities of Jammu and Kashmir have been advising people through various media to stay away from encounter sites. The Government has also continuously encouraged policies to mainstream the youth, including providing employment opportunities to wean them away from militancy.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.

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