Security forces gunned down 200 terrorists this year, 30 in October

Army personnel moving towards a house where militants were reportedly holed up during an encounter at the Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir on Thursday. Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi. 04.02.2016. *** Local Caption *** Army personnel moving towards a house where militants were reportedly holed up during an encounter at the Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir on Thursday. Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi. 04.02.2016.
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Security forces have gunned down as many as 200 terrorists in 2018 in Jammu and Kashmir, with 30 neutralised in October alone. Security forces touched the 200-mark with the elimination of two terrorists, Amir Hussain and Idris Mir, on the eve of Diwali.

Eight terrorists were killed in January, seven in February, 22 in March, 20 in April, 19 in May, 22 in June, 11 in July, 28 in August, 29 in September, 30 in October and four in November. In 2017, 217 terrorists were killed by the security forces.

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