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`Over 270 terrorists currently active in J&K’

Jammu, Jan 14: More than 270 terrorists are currently ac-tive in Jammu and Kashmir, which is less than the 2019 and 2020 figures, official sources have said. The Union Territory has seen a decrease in terrorist inci-dents,

 infiltration and civilian killings in 2020, while security forces carried out more than 100 “successful” counter-ter-rorism operations killing 225 terrorists, they said. There are over 270 terrorists active in Jammu and Kashmir currently,

 of whom 205 are in Kashmir Valley, they said. There were 421 active ter-rorists in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 and over 300 in 2020. A total of 225 terrorists were killed in 2020. As many as 160 terror-ists were killed in 2019 and 257 in 2018, they said. In 2020, terrorists activities were also witnessed in so-far peaceful areas south of the Pir Partial range in Jammu region, including Kistwar-Doda and Poonch, they said.

 Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh had earlier said that “As many as 635 OGWs were ar-rested (in 2020) and 56 out of them were booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA).” Singh had said th

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