At least 752 people killed in group clashes in J&K

Last Updated: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 14:54

Jammu: As many as 752 people, including
579 militants, were killed in 823 group clashes between militants in Jammu and Kashmir in the past two decades, a report by the state government has said.

As per a recent report on security and militancy
compiled by the State Home Ministry upto November end, there
were 823 incidents of group clashes between militants of
various groups in which 579 ultras and 173 civilians were
killed since January 1990.

As many as 102 terrorists and 398 civilians were
injured in these group clashes during the period, it said.

These group clashes have shown a down slide trend with
only three group clashes reported this year as compared to
four each in 2009 and 2008 respectively.
Similarly, two militants were killed this year in
group clashes as compared to three and four in 2009 and 2008
respectively. No civilian was either killed or injured in the
group clashes during the past three years.
The highest number of 170 group clashes has taken
place in 1995 in which 108 militants and 35 civilians were
killed. The highest number of 110 militants were killed in
1994 and highest number of 41 civilians were killed in these
group clashes in 1992, the report said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 14:54

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