42 personnel of Jammu and Kashmir police killed in a year, 1622 in the last 28 years: DGP

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October 21, 2017 0 Comments BREAKING NEWS 108 Views
42 personnel of Jammu and Kashmir police killed in a year, 1622 in the last 28 years: DGP

As many as 42 personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police, including Deputy Superintendent of Police (Dy SP), laid down their lives in the line of duty in the state during the past one year, said Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid at the Police Commemoration Day Parade here on Saturday.

As per official records, 328 security force personnel have been killed from September 2016 to August 2017 in the rest of the country. Meanwhile, 1,622 personnel from Jammu and Kashmir Police have been martyred in the last 28 years in the state during counter-militancy operations and militant attacks.

As many as 383 police personnel, including 56 belonging to the BSF and 42 from the Jammu and Kashmir, have laid down their lives in the line of duty in last one year, Director of Intelligence Bureau Rajiv Jain said today.

Addressing the Police Commemoration Day, where Home Minister Rajnath Singh led the nation in paying tribute to martyrs of police forces, Jain said the 383 police personnel were killed while performing various duties across the country from September 2016 to August 2017.

Among these police personnel, 76 belonged to the Uttar Pradesh Police, 56 belonged to the BSF, 49 were from the CRPF, 42 from the Jammu and Kashmir Police, 23 belonged to Chhattisgarh, 16 were from West Bengal, 13 each belonged to Delhi and the CISF, 12 each were from Bihar and Karnataka and 11 from the ITBP.

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