100 terrorists gunned down in J&K so far this year, 29 were from Pakistan


Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir range.

The security forces have neutralised 100 terrorists this year in Jammu and Kashmir so far out of which 29 had infiltrated from Pakistan, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir range Vijay Kumar said on Monday.

He said that the majority of the slain terrorists were from terror groups linked with Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

Compared to this 50 terrorists were killed during the same period in 2021. Out of these 49 were local and one was foreign,  the Kashmir IGP said.

The anti-terror operations were continuing with full intensity as four terrorists were killed on Sunday, he added.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police along with security forces have been conducting numerous anti-terror operations in Kashmir in which many terrorists and their commanders have been killed.

At the same time IGP Vijay Kumar appealed to misguided youth who have joined terror folds to give up the gun and return to the mainstream. He urged the families of these terrorists to persuade their wards to shun the reckless path of violence.

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