Kashmir- October Witnessed 52 People Causalities

November 14

52 Causalities took place across the Kashmir valley in the month of October, According to police statistics.

Among the dead, 28 were militants, 14 civilians, three policemen, a paramilitary SSB man, an ASI of CISF and five Army men.

Three Government Force personnel were killed in sniper firing by Jaish-e-Mohammad militants.

Among the deceased militants were two scholars-turned-militants Manan Wani and Sabzar Ahmad.

Manan who had joined militancy in January this year was killed in an encounter with forces in Handwara area of Kupwara on October 12 while Sabzar, who had joined militancy immediately after the encounter of Burhan Wani in July 2016, was killed in gunfight with security forces in Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar on October 25.

September in the valley witnesses as 45 people killed out of which 33 were militants, five civilians, four policemen and three Army men.

Governor Malik had recently told reporters in Jammu that militancy-related violence in the Valley declined in the last two months.