As many as 257 terrorists were killed across Jammu and Kashmir this year, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said Monday, asserting that counter-insurgency operations would continue in 2019 with major focus on strengthening border and hinterland security.
He said 91 security personnel also laid down their lives fighting militancy in the state during the year, which ended at a high note with smooth conduct of the annual Amarnath yatra and elections to panchayats and local bodies after a long gap despite security concerns and challenges.
The police chief asked the youth to focus on studies and their careers and not indulge in violence by getting swayed by the propaganda sponsored by Pakistan and its stooges within and outside the Valley.
“On militancy front, we have registered a major success by killing 257 terrorists this year which is highest in the past 10 years. Read more