230 MILITANTS ELIMINATED IN 2018: OFFICIALS
New Delhi, Dec. 8: Security forces have eliminated over 230 militants in Jammu and Kashmir this year so far, while there has been a dip in injuries caused due to stone pelting, officials said Saturday.
As many as 51 terrorists were killed in the 80day period from June 25 to September 14, while
85 terrorists were killed between September 15 and December 5, an official said.
A total of 232 militants have been killed so far this year, while 240 militants, including foreigners, are active in the Kashmir Valley, the official said. 8 people, including security personnel, were killed and
216 others, recei-ved injuries between June 25 and September 14 this year. In the subsequent
80 days just two people were killed and 170 others received injuries during stone pelting incidents, the official said. There has been a marked improvement in the security scenario in the Valley ever since the imposition of Governor’s rule on June 19, another official said.