963 Militants Killed in the Past Five Years- Government

July 16

Over 960 Militants and 413 Government Force personnel have been killed in Jammu Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

He said security forces were taking proactive action against Militants, pursuant to the government’s zero tolerance policy towards Militancy.

Due to concerted and synergised efforts of security forces, 963 Militants have been neutralized in the state of Jammu Kashmir since 2014 till June 2019, he said.

“However, during these operations, 413 security forces personnel have also been killed,” Reddy said, replying to a written question.