100 Militants Killed In Kashmir This Year So Far: IGP

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Srinagar- Government forces have killed 100 militants in Kashmir during counter insurgency operations since the beginning of this year with Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit bearing the maximum brunt as it lost 63 cadres, officials said here on Monday.

IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, said that 100 militants have been killed in the Valley so far this year.

He said this was double the number of militants killed during the corresponding period last year.

While 63 of the slain militants belonged to banned Lashkar-e-Taiba, 24 others were affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), he further said.

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