No infiltration from across China borders in last six months: Govt in RS

47 infiltration bids made along Indo-Pak border during same period

No infiltration from across China borders in last six months: Govt in RS

No infiltration has been reported along the Indo-China borders during the last six month, says Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Nityanad Rai. File photo

Mukesh Ranjan 

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, September 16

The government on Wednesday said that in the past six months there has been no infiltration from across the Sino-Indian borders, but 47 infiltration bids were made along the Indo-Pak border during the same period.

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Nityanad Rai informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that 594 attempts of infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistani militants have been reported in the last three years, of which 312 were successful.

The minister said, “The government has adopted a multi-pronged approach to contain cross-border infiltration, which inter-alia include multi-tiered deployment along the International border/Line of Control, improved intelligence and operational coordination, border fencing, deploying technological solutions and taking pro-active action against infiltrators.”

Rai in a written response contended that no infiltration has been reported along the Indo-China borders during the last six months.

In response to another question, MoS (Home) G Kishan Reddy said 582 terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir by security forces in the last three years, while 46 terrorists were arrested during the same period.

As many as 76 Army personnel were also killed in Jammu and Kashmir from 2018 till September 8 this year, the minister added.

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