Saturday, August 18, 2018
Kashmir Times Logo
400 security personnel killed in J&K, LWE-hit areas in 3 yrs
`72 civilians, 201 security personnel killed in J&K terror violence’
NEW DELHI, Feb 6: A total of 400 security personnel were killed fighting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and Maoists in Left Wing Extremism-hit areas in the past three years, Union minister Hansraj Ahir said today.

Ahir said in Lok Sabha that 572 civilians lost their lives and 199 security forces personnel were killed in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in 2015-17.

As many as 72 civilians and 201 security personnel were killed in terrorist violence in Jammu and Kashmir in 2015-17, he said in written reply to a question.

Replying to another question, Ahir said there were 342 incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir in 2017, in which 80 security personnel were killed. As many as 213 terrorists were also killed.

There were 133 encounters in 2017, and 97 terrorists were also arrested last year.

In 2018, so far, there were 28 incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir in which four security personnel and eight militants were killed.

In 2016, there were 322 incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir in which 82 security personnel and 150 terrorists were killed.

There were 101 encounters and 79 terrorists were arrested in the state in 2016, he said.

News Updated at : Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Comment on this Story 

Top Stories of the Day  
Separatists call for shutdown on Feb 9, 11
SRINAGAR, Feb 6: The separatist leadership of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik today called for shutdown on February 9 and 11 on the death anniversaries of Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Butt. Malik was arrested by police from JKLF office at Abi Guzar here and sent to Central Jail. In a joint statement the separatist leadership said protests should be staged across Kashmir while as on February 11, a joint memorandum will be submitted to UNO Sonwa
> Teenager arrested after crossing LoC
> Officials had no idea that attack on yatra bus last year was deliberate
> NHW blocked by slides, reopened after 9 hours
> Guv reiterates concern over delays in holding AGMs
> Commercial vehicles exempted from passenger tax arrears: Govt
Other Stories from Web  
Find us on
Weather Report
Shridev Sharma
Mata Vaishnodevi | Matavaishnodevi | Mata Vaishno Devi
Electric Blanket | Electric Bed Warmers | Electric Under Blankets | Electric Heating Blanket
Web Design Jammu, Web Design Company, Ideogram Jammu
Home | Contact Us | Kashmir Times | Kashmir Times E-Paper - Jammu | Kashmir Times E-Paper - Srinagar | Dainik Kashmir Times | Jammu Prabhat
Copyright 2013 Kashmir Times Group. All rights reserved. Powered by Ideogram Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.