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150 militants killed, 81 personnel lost lives: Mehbooba on J-K militancy

Mufti, Who Also Holds The Home Portfolio, Said Till December 19, 81 Personnel Of Army, BSF, CRPF, SSB And Police Laid Down Their Lives For The Nation And 150 Militants Were Killed In That Period.

PTI | Updated on: 03 Jan 2017, 04:11:27 PM
Mehbooba Mufti (PTI Image)


Last year saw 216 militancy-related incidents in which 150 militants were killed and 81 security personnel lost their lives, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Tuesday.

Till December 21, 216 militancy-related incidents were recorded. 143 such incidents were reported in 2015 and 151 in 2014, the chief minister said in a written reply in the state Assembly.

Mufti, who also holds the home portfolio, said till December 19, 81 personnel of Army, BSF, CRPF, SSB and police laid down their lives for the nation and 150 militants were killed in that period.

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First Published : 03 Jan 2017, 04:04:00 PM