99 attacks by terrorists on Army in J-K since 2016: Govt

New Delhi, Jul 18 (PTI)

There have been 99 attacks by terrorists on the Army in Jammu and Kashmir and 32 in the Northeast since 2016, the government said on Wednesday.

In written response to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said there were 19 incidents of attacks on the Army by terrorists in 2016, 23 in 2017, 54 in 2018 and 13 until July 7, 2019.

In the Northeast, the Army reported six such cases in 2016, 10 in 2017, 11 in 2018 and five until July 2019.”One incident of a terrorist attack on the Air Force took place on the intervening night of January 1-2, 2016 at Air Force Station Pathankot.  No Indian naval ship or establishment has been attacked during the last three years,” he said.

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