Interior Minister Nityanand Rai said the terrorist infiltration attempts from across the border are mainly taking place in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been hit by terrorist violence, sponsored and supported from across the border.

The Center said on Tuesday that 62 security personnel were killed and 106 injured in terrorist violence, including encounters during infiltration, in Jammu and Kashmir in 2020, while 42 security personnel were killed and 117 injured in such incidents in 2021.

As many as 176 attempts have been made to infiltrate Jammu and Kashmir from across the border in the past two years, killing 31 terrorists, Union Home Affairs Minister Nityanand Rai said in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Rai said the terrorist infiltration attempts from across the border are mainly in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been hit by terrorist violence, sponsored and supported from across the border.

According to the available information, there were 99 infiltration attempts in 2020 and 77 in 2021, while 19 terrorists were killed in such infiltration attempts in 2020 and 12 terrorists were killed in 2021 and one was arrested, he said in response to a written question.

The minister said 62 security personnel were killed and 106 injured in the terrorist violence, including encounters during the infiltration, in 2020, while 42 security personnel were killed and 117 were injured in 2021 in such incidents.


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