32 civilians, 41 security men killed in militancy-related violence in Kashmir

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 July 2018, 06:19 PM
32 civilians, 41 security men killed in militancy-related violence in Kashmir (File Photo)
32 civilians, 41 security men killed in militancy-related violence in Kashmir (File Photo)

As many as 41 security personnel were killed and 907 others injured in militancy-related and stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir valley this year, officials said on Monday.

The officials said in the first six months, 39 security personnel, including 17 Army personnel, 20 policemen and two CRPF personnel, were killed and 96 others injured in militancy-related incidents. The injured included 28 Army personnel, 31 CRPF personnel and 37 policemen.

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In stone-pelting incidents, two CRPF personnel were killed and 811 others injured during the same period. Of these, 592 policemen and 219 CRPF personnel were injured in 734 incidents of stone-pelting in the valley, the officials said.

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And as many as 32 civilians were also killed and 117 others injured in militancy-related and stone-pelting incidents. Twenty-five civilians were killed and 54 others injured in militancy-related incidents while seven civilians were killed and 63 others injured in law and order incidents, they added.

First Published: Monday, July 30, 2018 05:49 PM
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