Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) has said that in 2018, till date, at least 520 people have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir which include 144 civilians.
According to the break up provided by the JKCCS, from January 2018 to November 2018, 144 civilians, 234 militants and 142 Armed forces were killed in the state.
In their Annual report of 2017, JKCCS had said that as many as 450 persons were killed in the year 2017. Out of the 450, 124 were armed forces, 217 militants, 108 civilians and 1 Ikhwani (renegade).
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The report also mentioned that the civilian killings at gunfight sites in 2017 was the highest ever with 19 people being shot dead by the armed forces across the valley during gunfights.