J&K witnesses decline in militancy in 2011: DGP



Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said there has been fall in militancy-related incidents this year in the state with the overall improvement of security situation.

"There has been decrease in militancy-related incidents in JK. As compared to 350 such cases in 2010 in a period of 11 months, 185 incidents were reported this year till November- end," DGP Kuldeep Khoda told reporters on the sidelines of raising day function of Home Guards and Civil Defence here.

He said there is roughly 47-48 per cent decline in incidents of violence this year as compared to 2010.

The DGP said improved border management vis-a-vis the role played by the army, paramilitary forces and police, besides cooperation of locals has resulted in downfall of violence and betterment in the security situation in the state.

PTI