Army reveals its report card

In an encounter in North Kashmir’s Hajin area, six foreign militants were killed. According to Indian Army, this sustained counter-insurgency operations in the Valley has resulted in a remarkable change in the security situation.

Lt Gen J S Sandhu, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 15 Corps has claimed that security forces had killed at least 125 terrorists in the Valley and are hoping that this would restore peace soon.

“We have killed about 190 terrorists as on date, in 2017. Out of these 190, 80 are local terrorists and 110 foreign. Out of these 110, 66 terrorists were killed near the LC while infiltrating. What we find this year is that we have killed approximately 125-130 terrorists in the hinterland of Kashmir Valley. This has resulted in a remarkable change in the situation,” he said during a joint press briefing.

Besides that, Lt. General Sandhu said that the Army is undertaking major measures to plug the gaps in the border.

By: M Thakur on Sunday, November 19th, 2017