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The number of the terrorist incidents,  the number of security force personnel martyred and the number of civilians who lost their life in  terrorist incidents in the hinterland of the country and in Jammu and Kashmir during the years 2014 to 2020 is as below:  

  (1)    Hinterland of the country

Year No. of terrorist incidents No. of Security Force personnel Martyred No. of Civilians who lost their lives
2014 03 04
2015 01 04 03
2016 01 07 01
2017
2018 01 03
2019
2020

     (2)  Jammu & Kashmir

Year No. of terrorist incidents No. of Security Force personnel Martyred No. of Civilians who lost their lives
2014 222 47 28
2015 208 39 17
2016 322 82 15
2017 342 80 40
2018 614 91 39
2019 594 80 39
2020 244 62 37

    In furtherance of its zero tolerance policy towards terrorism, Government has taken various steps which include, inter-alia, strengthening of legal framework, streamlining of intelligence mechanism, setting up of National Investigation Agency (NIA) for investigation and prosecution of terror related cases, having various hubs of National Security Guards (NSG), stepping up border and coastal security, modernization of police forces and capacity building of state police forces, robust international cooperation and designation of individuals and entities as terrorists etc

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.

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