Srinagar: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh said on Saturday that there has been a decline in the number of listed militants in the valley. It has come down to 250 out of which 25 terrorists have been eliminated this year.
A dozen of operations were conducted to chuck out the terrorists from the valley. He also said there has been confirmation of only three militants infiltrating into the Valley through the International Border so far this year.
“The number of listed militants has come down from what it was earlier. Around 240 to 250 listed militants are there in the valley,” the DGP told reporters at a press conference.
“Till now, 25 terrorists have been killed in these operations. Nine terrorist operatives have been arrested in the valley, while three or four in Jammu,” he said.
“More than 40 OGWs (overground workers) — who were involved in promoting and supporting terror activities in some form or the other — have been arrested,” the DGP added.