New Delhi, March 8: As many as 777 incidents of infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir took place in past two years in which at least 94 terrorists were killed by security forces. This was said by State Home Minister Kiren Rijiju in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
In a written reply, Minister Kiren Rijiju said that there were 777 incidents of infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir in which 94 terrorists were killed by security forces in past two years. He also noted that there were 16 incidents of infiltration into Punjab in which seven terrorists were killed while 11 others were arrested in the same tenure.
Giving the information in detail in Rajya Sabha, Minister Kiren Rijiju said that there were 406 cases of infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir in 2017 in which 59 terrorists were killed. “In 2016, there were 371 incidents of infiltration into the state in which 35 terrorists were killed while three others were arrested,” the Minister added.
Replying to another question, Minister Kiren Rijiju said that Indian troops have been carrying out effective domination through round-the-clock surveillance, patrolling, border ambushes and by deploying observation posts along the international borders of the country.
"The riverine segments of international borders of the country are being patrolled and dominated with the help of water crafts/speed boats/floating Border Out Posts (BOPs) of Border Security Force (BSF) water wings," he added.