Srinagar: A total of 118 terrorists have been killed in the Kashmir valley this year, according to the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
Out of these, as many as 32 foreign terrorists have been gunned down, police said.
“So far, 118 terrorists including 32 foreign terrorists killed in Kashmir in the current year. Last year in 2021 total of 55 terrorists including 2 foreign terrorists were killed in the same period. Out of 118, 77 terrorists are from Pak sponsored LeT and 26 from JeM outfit,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who was on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, had urged the people not to allow inimical forces to break the social fabric and noted that the electoral process is likely to begin in the coming months.
Rajnath Singh also made a veiled reference to Pakistan and said some forces were trying to sow seeds of hatred in the Union Territory.
He said there is a foreign conspiracy in the recent targeted killings in Jammu and Kashmir and such attempts would be foiled.