After killing three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir Police said more than 100 militants have been killed in the Valley this year so far.
In a tweet, Kashmir Zone Police quoted IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar as saying, "Today, by the collective efforts of @JmuKmrPolice, @ChinarcorpsIA, @crpfindia and people of Kashmir have led to neutralisation of more than 100 terrorists in the year of 2021 so far in Kashmir division".
Vijay Kumar, IGP (Kashmir) said so far this year, 102 terrorists have been killed by the security forces in the Valley.
Three terrorists were killed today by the security forces in Peth Seer area of Sopore town.
The operation was carried out after specific information about the presence of terrorists in the area, the police said.
Earlier this month, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Nityanad Rai had informed the Rajya Sabha that at least 630 terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir between May 2018 and June 2021.
Rai also told the Upper House that 400 encounters happened in the same time period, in which 85 security personnel were killed.
(With inputs from IANS)