142 terrorists killed on LoC since 2014: Minister

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New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Army has foiled 84 infiltration bids and killed 142 terrorists on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu & Kashmir since 2014, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

In the process, 29 army personnel lost their lives, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said in a written reply.

The Minister said 216 cases of ceasefire violations occurred on the LoC — under the operational control of the Army — in Jammu and Kashmir till June, of which around 150 were recorded in May and June.

On the international border in the state — which is under the operational control of the Border Security Force — 23 cases of ceasefire violations were recorded, he said.

–IANS

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