93 terrorists killed by security forces till June 8 in Jammu and Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: In less than six months, the security forces have managed to eliminate 93


in Jammu and


including a number of top terrorist leaders.
"Till today morning, 93 terrorists have been killed by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. In the last two days, nine terrorists have been killed in the valley without any own fatal casualty," Army sources said here.
The operations against terrorist groups and their leadership are continuing in both the hinterland as well as on

the Line of Control

in counter-infiltration operations.
Top terrorist leaders killed include Riyaz Naikoo and Junaid Sehrai along with many foreign terrorists belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammed, Lashkar-e-Toiba, and Pakistan-created

The Resistance Front

The security forces had suffered a major loss in counter-infiltration operations in Keran sector last month when five Para SF soldiers were killed while eliminating five terrorists who had sneaked into India.
In another operation, a Colonel and three other Army personnel had been killed in a

close encounter



around the same time in May.
"But in the last few operations, there has not been a single own fatal casualty," the sources said.
The number of encounters in

the Kashmir Valley

is expected to rise in the coming days as the terrorists would try to infiltrate from


occupied Kashmir in view of the melting snow.

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