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J&K: 2016 saw the highest death toll of security forces in 8 years

PTI
Published : Jan 29, 2017, 7:21 pm IST
Updated : Jan 29, 2017, 7:31 pm IST

According to the Home Department, 82 security personnel killed last year in the state.

Representational Picture (Photo: PTI)
 Representational Picture (Photo: PTI)

Jammu: As many as 82 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir last year, the highest in the last eight years, the state Home Department said.

According to a data released by the home department, in 2016, 82 security force personnel were killed, while 2008 witnessed 85 deaths.

 

In 2009, as many as 79 security personnel were killed, while 69 were killed in 2010 followed by 53 deaths in 2013, 47 in 2014, 39 in 2015, 33 in 2011 and 15 deaths in 2012, the data said.

As many as 122 security force personnel were killed in 2007, 182 in 2006 and 244 were killed in 2005, it said.

Tags: jammu and kashmir, security personnel, home department
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir