Ground Report | New Delhi: Civilian deaths rise in J&K; The Central Government said in the Rajya Sabha last week that after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution from Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a significant reduction in terrorist attacks.
The Government said that this step has had an impact on the terrorists as well as the infiltration attempts and they have also seen a decline, which is a good sign for the future of the state.
Civilian deaths rise in J&K
On average, the UT has seen an average of 3.2 casualties in a month since August 5, 2019, compared to around 2.8. Casualties are in a month. five years before that. The comparative figures for Army personnel killed in that period in J&K are 1.7 per month and 2.8 per month, Indian Express reported.
Between May 2014 and August 5, 2019, when Jammu and Kashmir’s special status was abolished – a span of 63 months – 177 civilians were killed in attacks in the erstwhile state. In the subsequent 27 months till November, 87 civilians were killed. More than 40 of them died in this year alone.
Seen August 5, 2019, to November 22, 2021, a total of 496 terrorist incidents took place in Jammu and Kashmir in a total of 841 days after the abrogation of 370. In these, 79 civilians and 45 security personnel died.
Nityanand Rai presented data while asserting that terror casualties in J&K were falling between August 2014 and August 2019, terrorists killed 177 civilians and 178 military personnel in Jammu and Kashmir. From August 2019 till November 21, 2021, terrorists killed 87 civilians and 46 soldiers. The overall figures show that there has been a significant reduction in terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir.