A total of 31 terrorists have been killed in joint operations in Jammu & Kashmir this year so far, police officials said on September 27.
The joint operations were carried out by the Army, Police, SSB, Border Security Force (BSF), and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at different places in Jammu & Kashmir.
“In the year 2023, a total of 31 terrorists have been killed in joint operations in Kashmir so far. One terrorist was killed in joint ops with Jammu & Kashmir Police, Army and SSB; two terrorists were killed in joint ops by Jammu & Kashmir Police, Army and BSF; five terrorists were killed in joint ops by Jammu & Kashmir Police, Army and CRPF and 23 terrorists were killed in joint ops by Jammu & Kashmir Police and Army,” Jammu & Kashmir Police officials said.
Earlier, a total of 47 terrorists were killed and 204 apprehended in multiple operations conducted by the Central Reserve Police Force and other security forces in Jammu & Kashmir till September 26 this year, official sources said.
Of the 47 terrorists killed in Jammu & Kashmir between January 1 and January 26 this year, included nine local terrorists and 38 foreign terrorists.
The number of terrorists neutralised in 2022 remained at 187, including 130 local terrorists and 57 foreign terrorists.
As per data, a total of 204 terrorists have been apprehended in Jammu & Kashmir between January 1 and September 26 this year.
In the last month, a total of four terrorists were killed and 40 apprehended, while a total of eight terrorists were killed and 34 apprehended.
The data further reveals that a total of 111 terrorists are currently active in Jammu & Kashmir, including 40 local terrorists and 71 foreign terrorists. As per the data, 137 terrorists were active in Jammu & Kashmir last year.
(with inputs from ANI)