199 security personnel killed in Maoist violence in 2015-17
As many as 199 security personnel were killed due to violence perpetrated by Maoists between 2015-17india Updated: Jul 18, 2018 18:26 IST
As many as 199 security personnel were killed due to violence perpetrated by Maoists between 2015-17, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir also said 126 people -- civilians, security personnel and Naxals -- lost their lives in the first six months of this year.
“199 security personnel have been martyred in Left Wing Extremism affected state in 2015-17,” he said, while replying to a written question.
Ahir said the casualties due to Maoist violence last year were 263 and in 2016 the casualties were 278.
First Published: Jul 18, 2018 18:25 IST