Do you know how many people have been killed/ injured in clashes since March?

Srinagar, October 13: The Minister Incharge-Home in a written reply to MLC Qaiser Jamsheed Lone on Monday said that around five hundred policemen got injured and three civilians lost their lives in separate clashes and protests since March this year. Also, 43 security forces personal and 41 civilians were also injured during this span of time in the clashes.

The government also stated that around 21 people in state were also arrested under Public Safety Act (PSA) which includes 2 are separatists, 3 stone-pelters, 9 Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of militants, 4 habitual criminals and 3 timber smugglers.

The Minister of Hajj, Auqaf and Horticulture, Abdul Rehman Veeri while replying to the supplementary question by Qaiser Jamsheed Lone said that the release of detainees and revocation of PSAs is an ongoing process and the only solution to decrease the number of clashes is having dialogue with the insurgent.

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