MHA Data Reveal Downfall In Terror Incidents In Jammu And Kashmir

New Delhi: The Union Minister of State, Nityanand Rai presented the Ministry of Home Affairs Data in the upper house on Wednesday. The data showed a declining trend of almost 50 percent in acts of terrorism reported in Jammu and Kashmir.

The recent numbers show that the cases reported have gone down from 417 in 2018 to 229 in 2021. The minister in his address to the house added that “the government has a zero-tolerance policy against terrorism and there has been a substantial decline in terrorist attacks”.

The data further reveals that 87 civilians and 99 security personnel were killed by terrorists in the valley between the period of August 5, 2019, and November 2021. The numbers have gone down significantly when compared with data from 2014 to August 2019 which accounts for the killing of 177 civilians and 406 security personnel.

He further added that “In addition, day and area domination, round the clock checking at the Nakas (police blockade), patrolling and proactive operations against terrorists are being carried out.”

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