27 terrorists killed in J&K this year: Indian Army

Around 40 terrorists succeeded in sneaking past the security forces this year, sources in the Indian Army said here.

New Delhi: Foiling a large number of
infiltration bids across the Line of Control (LoC), the Indian
Army has killed 27 terrorists this year and arrested four in
Jammu and Kashmir.

Meanwhile, around 40 terrorists succeeded in sneaking
past the security forces this year, sources in the Indian Army
said here.

This year 27 terrorists were killed and four arrested
while trying to cross the LoC. Out of the 175 terrorists
trying to enter the Indian territory, only 35 to 40 have
succeeded, they said.

Last year, out of 495 terrorists, who made an attempt to
enter J and K, 125 were gunned down by the soldiers deployed
in the three-tier counter-insurgency grid. Around 90
terrorists were reported to have succeeded in entering J and K
in 2010.

In the last three years, maximum number of 10 terrorists
were arrested by the Army in 2009, when 480 terrorists tried
to cross over the borders.

In 2009, 110 terrorists were killed. 10 insurgents were
also arrested then, they said.

They said they have managed to map all the infiltration
routes and launch pads used by the insurgents, which has
helped us plug the loopholes, they said.

PTI

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