103 terrorists killed in J&K this year, Pakistan violated ceasefire 1,170 times

Indian security forces killed over 100 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir till June 6 this year, according to defence sources.

In 2019, the security forces eliminated 103 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, while in 2018, 254 terrorists were killed, according to a report by ANI.

The sources also revealed that Pakistan violated ceasefire 1,170 times in 2019 till June 6 and 1,629 times in 2018.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on December 12, 2018, said that the number of terror-related incidents in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in 2018 nearly doubled.

The year 2018 saw 238 terror operatives being neutralised by security forces in the state till December 2, 2018.

As many as 86 security personnel and 37 civilians also lost their lives in 2018.

While security forces maintain that number of stone-pelting incidents have gone down significantly, there are over 750 incidents of stone-pelting recorded in 2018.

In 2017, the year of the much touted “Operation All Out”, there were 329 incidents of terrorist violence in the state in which 200 militants were eliminated while 74 security personnel and 36 civilians were also killed in these incidents.

In 2016, the year when Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed, there were 322 terror-related incidents in which 150 terrorists were gunned down while 82 security force personnel and 15 civilians lost their lives.

(Inputs from ANI and Kamaljit Kaur Sandhu in New Delhi)

Updated: June 7, 2019 — 5:32 pm