515 infiltration bids across LoC in 2017, 75 terrorists killed: Government

As many as 515 infiltration bids from across the LoC in J&K have been reported in 2017.

515 infiltration bids across LoC in 2017, 75 terrorists killed: Government
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New Delhi: As many as 515 infiltration bids from across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir have been reported in 2017 in which 75 terrorists were killed, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said that 515 infiltration cases were reported in 2017 in which 75 terrorists were killed in 2017 in comparison to 454 cases in 2016 in which 45 terrorists were killed.

In 2015, altogether 223 infiltration cases were reported in which 64 terrorists were killed, he said replying to a written question.

Rijiju said that security forces have taken appropriate measures by strengthening over-all security, including operational grid with enhanced human intelligence and use of technical intelligence grid, at the borders as well as in hinterlands to deal with such insurgency activities. 

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