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91 injured in mine blasts in J&K during 'Op Parakram', says govt

PTI  Jammu, April 05, 2013
First Published: 19:15 IST(5/4/2013) | Last Updated: 19:17 IST(5/4/2013)

Ninety one people were injured in mine blasts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir during "Operation Parakram" in 2001-02, the state Legislative Council was informed on Friday.

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In Jammu region 73 people were injured, while in Kashmir Valley 18 persons were wounded, Minister of State for Home Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo said answering questions.

Operation Parakram, which saw massing of troops on either side of the International Border (IB) and along the Line of Control (LoC) in the region of Kashmir, took place soon after the December 13, 2001 terror attack on Parliament.

The Defence Ministry has formulated a scheme for payment of ex-gratia compensation to the people who suffered because of landmine casualties.


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