94 militants killed, three arrested during infiltration bids in two years, informs Mehbooba

Jammu: During the infiltration bids along the Indo-Pak border by militants, 94 have been killed and three arrested during the last two years, informed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday.

While replying to a question in the Legislative Assembly, Mehbooba added that 35 militants were killed and three were arrested in the year 2016. In 2017, the number of dead militants during infiltration bids was 59.

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The question was asked by BJP lawmaker Rajesh Gupta.

The Chief Minister also added during shelling along the Line of Control and the International Border, 25 civilian were killed and 162 injured in the last two years.

Divulging further details, 13 civilians were killed and 83 sustained injuries in the year 2016 due to Pakistan shelling in 2016. The toll of civilian deaths in the year 2017 was 13 and 83 were injured by the Pak forces, she mentioned.

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