Over 21000 terrorists killed in J&K since 1990

21,562 terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir during insurgency since 1990, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 10, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

New Delhi: 21,562 terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir during insurgency since 1990, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said 16,757 civilians and 1425 police personnel also lost their lives in the state during January 1990 to December 2013.

"As reported by the Jammu and Kashmir government, the ex-gratia relief has been provided to the next of kin of those who got killed in militancy related incidents as per their relief rules, amended from time to time," he said in reply to a written question.