New Delhi, May 7: Pakistan, the land of terrorism can also be termed as a birthplace of lakhs of terrorists with an aim to grab Kashmir has crossed all the limits of cowardliness and tried to hurt the dignity of India. Notably, at least one incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan has been registered daily along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in 2015 and 2016.
Ministry of Home Affairs has released the data which said that at least one incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan has been reported daily along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in 2015 and 2016, with 23 security personnel being killed in the two years.
According to the reply, Pakistan violated the ceasefire across the Line of Control 449 times in 2016, as compared to 405 violations in 2015. Twenty-three security personnel were killed in the two-year period, the reply stated. It also said that 1,142 terror incidents were reported in J&K between 2012 and 2016 in which 236 security personnel and 90 civilians were killed. In the same period, 507 terrorists were killed in encounters, the ministry added.
As compared to 220 terror incidents in Jammu and Kashmir in 2012, there were 322 incidents in 2016 in which 82 security personnel and 15 civilians were killed, the RTI further said. It also said that in 2015, 39 security personnel and 17 civilians were killed in 208 terror incidents while 108 terrorists were killed in encounters. While 47 security personnel and 28 civilians were killed in the state, 110 terrorists were killed in encounters in 2014, the reply said.
The RTI reply said that in 2012, 15 security personnel and as many civilians were killed in 220 terror incidents and 72 terrorists were killed in encounters. In 2013, 53 security personnel and 15 civilians were killed in 170 terror incidents in J&K with security forces killing 67 terrorists in encounters.
Earlier, in other RTI reply, the chief public information officer of the Home Ministry said 13,491 civilians and 5,055 security personnel were killed in different terror attacks. Around 21,965 terrorists were neutralized by the security forces in the last 27 years. Nearly 13,502 soldiers were injured while fighting the terrorists.