New Delhi: A total of 1034 terrorist attacks took place across the country in the last three years and a total of 177 jawans were martyred in these attacks. Out of these, 1033 attacks took place in Jammu and Kashmir alone while one attack took place in Delhi. This information was given by Minister of State for Defense Ajay Bhatt in response to a written question asked by the Deputy Leader of Congress in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma.
244 terrorist attacks in J&K alone in 2020
“In the year 2019, a total of 594 terrorist attacks took place across the country and all of them happened in Jammu and Kashmir. During the year 2020, a total of 244 terrorist attacks took place across the country and all these attacks also took place in Jammu and Kashmir. A total of 196 terrorist attacks have taken place in the country so far in the year 2021. Of these, 195 attacks have taken place in Jammu and Kashmir while one attack has taken place in Delhi.
177 soldiers martyred
He said that there was no terrorist attack in Punjab and other places during this period. Responding to another question, Bhatt said that a total of 177 jawans of other forces including central forces were martyred in terrorist attacks from the year 2019 till now. He said that 80 jawans were martyred in these terrorist attacks in the year 2019, 62 in 2020 and so far in the year 2021.