95 government forces personnel, 86 civilians killed in the year 2018

J&K price of peace: 275 ultras, 86 civilians killed

Jammu: According to official records, around 275 militants, including top commanders, were killed nduring the year 2018.

As many as 86 civilians also lost their lives during the same time period, officials said.

The Army launched Operation ‘All Out’ during which 275 militants , including 30  militant commanders of different  militant outfits were killed.

From April to June 17, 72 deaths were reported in 88 militant-related episodes.

As many as 450 people died in militant attacks, which included 95 government forces personnel.

Major militant attacks took place, including fidayeen assault on Sunjuwan army camp, in the month of February in which six army personnel and a civilian died.

Three militants ultras of Jaish-e-Mohammad, which claimed the responsibility of Sunjuwan attack, were also killed by the Indian army.

In four major militants attacks, eight forces personnel, five militants  and a civilian were among 14 people killed.

An official said that in 2018, militants carried out 55 blasts in which two civilians and a trooper  were killed.

Two episodes of grenade blasts were also reported in Jammu district at Bus Stand, one in May and another in December in which three personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police sustained injuries. (UNI)

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