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More than 270 Militants Active in Jammu Kashmir

SRINAGAR, January 15, 2021: More than 270 Militants are currently active in Jammu Kashmir, which is less than the 2019 and 2020 figures, official sources have said.
Jammu Kashmir, as per the Home Ministry of India, has seen a decrease in Militancy related incidents, infiltration, and civilian killings in 2020, while the Government forces carried out more than 100 “successful” counter-insurgency operations killing 225 Militants.
There are over 270 Militants active in Jammu Kashmir currently, of whom 205 are in Kashmir Valley, they said, There were 421 active Militants in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 and over 300 in 2020.
A total of 225 Militants were killed in 2020. As many as 160 Militants were killed in 2019 and 257 in 2018, they said.
Jammu Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh had earlier said that “As many as 635 OGWs were arrested (in 2020) and 56 out of them were booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA).” (PTK)

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