112 terrorists killed, 135 apprehended in J-K this year: CRPF

112 terrorists killed, 135 apprehended in J-K this year: CRPF

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Tuesday informed that as many as 112 terrorists have been killed, 135 apprehended and two have surrendered so far in Jammu and Kashmir this year.

New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Tuesday informed that as many as 112 terrorists have been killed, 135 apprehended and two have surrendered so far in Jammu and Kashmir this year.

The CRPF is sending five additional companies to Jammu and Kashmir in wake of recent civilian killings in the Union Territory. These companies will be deployed there within a week. The force earlier sent 25 companies in Jammu and Kashmir.

A civilian, who was working as a salesman at a Kashmiri Pandit’s shop here, was shot dead by terrorists in the Bohri Kadal area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar, police said. This came a day after a policeman was shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar’s Batmaloo area.

The CRPF had on Monday held a terrorist during an operation in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Moreover, a total of 13 Naxals have been killed this year, CRPF informed.

“A total of 13 Maoists have been killed, 603 apprehended and 486 surrendered in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) or Naxal-affected areas so far this year,” CRPF stated.

first published:Nov. 9, 2021, 6:02 p.m.

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