Infiltration has increased in 2016: Home Minister

Panaji: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today stated that infiltration numbers along the Jammu and Kashmir border has increased in 2016 as compared to 2015. However, he added that at the same time Indian security forces have eliminated more terrorists as well.

Rajnath Singh further stated: “Infiltration had been happening earlier but I can say that the infiltration numbers have decreased in 2015 compared to earlier, but in 2016 it has increased, it is true.”

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“But our security forces, our army, our para-military forces commandos has succeeded in eliminating terrorists to quite an extent and compared to earlier there have been more eliminations,” he added.


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