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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
27-August-2012 15:25 IST
Cut in Troops in J&K

The deployment of security forces as part of the security grid in the Northern sector including J&K is based on the threat perception and is periodically reviewed. Decisions relating to the deployment of forces in the counter infiltration / counter terrorist operations are based on a comprehensive assessment to ensure that there is no adverse effect on the overall security situation.

As per the assessment of Multi Agency Centre (MAC) the details of infiltration attempts in J&K for the last two years are as under:-

S. No.

 

2011

2012 (Till June)

(a)

Number of Terrorists who Attempted Infiltration

247

103

(b)

Number of Terrorists who were Successful in Infiltration

52

38

The Army has adopted an effective counter infiltration strategy, which has an appropriate mix of technology and human resource to prevent infiltration effectively.

This information was given by Minister of Defence Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri P. Karunakaranin Lok Sabha today.

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