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200 terrorists active in Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Government

Indian paramilitary troopers stop a Kashmiri pedestrian as they stand guard during a curfew in the Lal Chowk area of central Srinagar on September 19, 2016. Photograph: (AFP)

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 23, 2016, 11.30 AM (IST)

Nearly 200 terrorists are now active in Jammu and Kashmir, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

"As per available inputs, nearly 200 terrorists are active in the state of Jammu and Kashmir," minister of state for home Hansraj Ahir said today.

As per available inputs, 105 terrorists have infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir after crossing the Line of Control till September this year, he added.

There were 2,069 incidents of law and order in Kashmir Valley in last two years, of which 627 incidents took place in Baramulla, 507 in Srinagar, 302 in Pulwama and 261 in Anantnag.

(WION with inputs from PTI)

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