Srinagar- Government forces have killed 62 militants, including 15 foreign militants, of various outfits in encounters in the Kashmir valley so far this year, police said on Thursday.
Among those killed, 39 were from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) followed by 15 from Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said.
"Total #terrorists killed in encounters so far this year= 62. #Terror #Outfit wise: LeT = 39, JeM=15, HM =06, Al-Badr =02," the IGP said in a tweet.
Total #terrorists killed in encounters so far this year= 62#Terror #Outfit wise: LeT = 39, JeM=15, HM =06, Al-Badr =02.
Among the total 62 killed terrorists, 47 were local terrorists & 15 #foreign terrorists: IGP Kashmir@JmuKmrPolice
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) April 28, 2022
The valley's police chief said among the total 62 killed militants, 47 were local and 15 were foreigners.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.