January 2018 News

363 Militants, 71 Civilians Killed In Last Two Years: Jammu And Kashmir Govt

17 January 2018
Greater Kashmir

Srinagar: Government on Wednesday said that 363 militants and 71 civilians were killed while 176 were arrested during last two years in Jammu and Kashmir. '363 militants including 117 locals and 246 foreigners were killed during operations in year 2016 and 2017', Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said while replying to a written question by legislator Sat Paul Sharma. 71 civilians were killed by militants or due to cross firing in the state during the period, she said, according to GNS news agency. '176 militants were arrested during this 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 sniper rifles, 39 IEDs and 638 grenades- hand grenades.