Srinagar : Police have killed 172 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir this year. Kashmir police also informed that 29 local residents were killed by terrorists. 6 Hindus and 15 Muslims were among the civilians killed. 21 of them are residents of Kashmir.
There have been 93 encounters with terrorists this year. Out of 172 people killed in various encounters, 42 are foreign terrorists. 108 were Lashkar terrorists and 35 were Jaish terrorists. 22 Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists and 4 Al-Badar terrorists were also killed. Kashmir Police also informed that 17 terrorists have been arrested.
58 people who have newly joined the terrorist organization have been killed. They were killed within a month of joining the terrorist organization. 360 deadly weapons have been seized during the searches and encounters this year. Among the seized items there were 121 AK rifles, 231 pistols, IEDs and sticky bombs.