151 armed forces personnel killed in JK, Punjab, NE: GoI

151 armed forces personnel killed in JK, Punjab, NE: GoI

New Delhi: A total of 151 armed forces personnel have been killed while fighting militants in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and the North East since 2013.
The figures given in a written reply to the Lok Sabha by Defence Minister of India, Manohar Parrikar, showed that the maximum casualty of 67 happened last year.
Of this, the majority of 40 was in the North East, which witnessed a big ambush in Manipur last year claiming the lives of 18 army personnel.
Till July 21 this year, 21 armed forces personnel have been killed including eight in the North East and 13 in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab area.

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