New Delhi: More than 700 terrorists have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir over the last three years, the Home Ministry said on Tuesday. A total of 113 terrorists were killed between January and June 16 this year, 257 were killed in 2018, 213 in 2017 and 150 in 2016, taking the total number of those killed during the period to 733, it said. As many as 112 civilians have also lost their lives during this period in the state. Of them, 15 had died in 2016, 40 in 2017, 39 in 2018 and 18 between January and June 16, this year. Also Read – IAF receives its first Rafale fighter jet from France “The government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism. Security forces are taking effective and continuous action in countering terrorism. This has resulted in corresponding change in the number of such incidents, including casualties,” Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply to Lok Sabha. “Security forces keep a close watch on persons who attempt to provide support to terrorists and initiate action against them,” he added.
Thursday’s GamesNHLEdmonton 3 Los Angeles 2Vegas 4 Vancouver 3Winnipeg 6 Chicago 5Ottawa 3 N.Y. Rangers 0Columbus 4 Minnesota 2Tampa Bay 5 Buffalo 4Boston 2 N.Y. Islanders 1 (SO)Arizona 3 Nashville 0—AHLOntario 3 Bakersfield 2—NBAToronto 131 Golden State 128 (OT)L.A. Lakers 104 Indiana 96L.A. Clippers 133 Sacramento 121—NFLDallas 13 New Orleans 10—Friday’s Games(All Times Eastern)NHLBuffalo at Florida, 7 p.m.New Jersey at Washington, 7 p.m.Anaheim at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.Los Angeles at Calgary, 9 p.m.St. Louis at Colorado, 9 p.m.—AHLSan Antonio at Grand Rapids, 7 p.m.Syracuse at Cleveland, 7 p.m.Utica at Belleville, 7 p.m.Charlotte at Providence, 7:05 p.m.WB/Scranton at Rochester, 7:05 p.m.Lehigh Valley at Laval, 7:30 p.m.Texas at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.Iowa at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.Manitoba at San Diego, 10 p.m.Ontario at Stockton, 10 p.m.—NBAChicago at Detroit, 7 p.m.Cleveland at Boston, 7 p.m.Utah at Charlotte, 7 p.m.Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.Memphis at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.Atlanta at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.Houston at San Antonio, 8 p.m.New Orleans at Miami, 8 p.m.Orlando at Phoenix, 9 p.m.Dallas at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.Denver at Portland, 10:30 p.m.—The Canadian Press