More than 960 terrorists and 413 security personnel have been encountered in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 5 years, said Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy in the Lok Sabha. 

Mr. Reddy said that security jawans were taking proactive action against terrorists, pursuant to the zero-tolerance policy of the government towards terrorism.

While replying to a written question, Mr. Reddy said that “Due to concerted and synergized efforts of security forces, 963 terrorists have been neutralized in the state of Jammu and Kashmir since 2014 till June 2019. However, during these operations, 413 security forces personnel have also lost their lives.”

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