114 terrorists killed in J-K this year: Govt

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have killed 114 terrorists and arrested 60 others this year, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Updated: Jul 27, 2010, 18:33 PM IST

New Delhi: Security forces in Jammu and
Kashmir have killed 114 terrorists and arrested 60 others this
year, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken said in a
written reply that 254 terror incidents took place in the
states since start of this year in which 20 civilians were
killed while 34 security personnel laid down their lives.
He said in North-Eastern states the highest number of 192
terror incidents took place in Manipur, followed by Assam
where 138 incidents took place.

In Manipur, 16 civilians and two security personnel have
been killed this year in terror incidents whereas 72
extremists have been killed and 674 have been arrested, he
said.

The security forces in Assam have killed 77 extremists and
arrested 160 of them. During the year, 25 civilians and two
security personnel have lost their lives in terror incidents,
Makan said.
The Central and state security and intelligence agencies
are working in tandem and this has helped avert a number of
terrorist incidents, he said and added that the Centre has
been reviewing the situation on a continuous basis.

PTI