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949 killed in terror-related violence: Govt

As many as 949 civilians and 346 security personnel were killed in terrorism related violence during 2007 in J&K, north-eastern states and states hit by Naxal activities.

india Updated: Nov 28, 2007 16:15 IST

As many as 949 civilians and 346 security personnel were killed in terrorism related violence during 2007 in Jammu and Kashmir, north-eastern states and states hit by Naxal activities.

During 2007 (up to October 31), 139 civilians and 95 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir, 427 civilians and 63 security personnel in N-E states and 383 civilians and 188 security personnel in Naxal-hit states, Minister of State for Home Affairs Sriprakash Jaiswal said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

He said 359 persons were arrested in J&K, 1506 in N-E states and 1105 in Naxal-affected states in 2007.

In 2006, 1219 civilians (389 in J&K, 309 in N-E and 521 in Naxal-hit states) and 384 security personnel (151 in J&K, 76 in N-E and 157 in Naxal-affected states) were killed, the minister said.

People arrested during 2006 in J&K were 429, 1406 in N-E states and 1270 in Naxal-hit states.

During 2007, 411 terrorists (593 in 2006) were killed in J&K, 435 (395 in 2006) in N-E states and 127 (272 in 2006) in Naxal-hit states.

"As per available information, as on January 1, 2006, the civil police-people ratio in India is 1:699 as compared to 1:290 in the UK, 1:334 in the USA, 1:416 in New Zealand, 1:563 in Japan and 1:625 in Pakistan," the minister said.