Considerable success in anti-militancy operations in J-K in 2018: Army

JAMMU: Security forces met considerable success in anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018 by eliminating several top ultras who were targeting security forces and civilians, Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said on Thursday.

He said the number of terrorists killed last year in the valley was highest in the past 10 years.

“From the security point of view, 2018 has been a best year for the forces. More than 250 terrorists were killed, nearly 54 arrested and four surrendered,” Singh told reporters in Poonch.

He was replying to questions regarding the security situation in the valley in the backdrop of the ‘Operation All Out’. (AGENCIES)