Thirty-two terrorists have been killed and 10 arrested in Jammu and Kashmir since 5 August 2019, Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday (5 February).
He said 19 civilians died in terrorist attacks in J&K during this time.
He said 437 persons, none among them minors, are presently under preventive detention in J&K. 6,605 people including miscreants and stone pelters and overground workers of militants were taken into custody since August.
He said incidents of security personnel deaths have come down by 73 per cent in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370.
While 82 security personnel were martyred during the period of 173 days from 13 February till 4 August 2019 as against 22 security force personnel who were martyred in a period of 173 days from 5 August 2019 to 24 January 2020.
(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)
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