363 militants, 71 civilians killed in last two years: Govt

Srinagar: Government on Wednesday said that 363 militants, 71 civilians were killed and 176 arrested during last two years in the Jammu and Kashmir state.

“363 militants including 117 locals and 246 foreign were killed during operations in year 2016   and 2017”, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti while replying to a written question by legislator Sat Paul Sharma.

Similarly, 71 civilians also got killed by the ‘Ultras’ or due to cross firing in the state during the period, she said.

“176 militants were arrested during the period in the state”, she said.

The Chief Minister said that during the said period large quantities of arms and ammunition were recovered including 391 AK rifles, 182 pistols, 11 RPG/RL, 3 snifer rifles, 39 IEDs and 638 Grenades/ Hand Grenades.


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