The State of Jammu and Kashmir has been affected by terrorist violence that is sponsored and supported from across the border. The level of terrorist violence in the hinterland of J&K is linked to infiltration from across the border and action against terrorists. The number of incidents includes the violence committed by terrorists during anti-militancy operations. The details during the last two years are as under: –

Sl. No. Incidents 2016 2017 2017 (upto 02.12.2017) 2018 (upto 02.12.2018)
1. No of incidents 322 342 329 587
2. No. of terrorists neutralized 150 213 200 238
3. No. of civilians killed 15 40 36 37
4. No. of security personnel martyred 82 80 74 86

The Government regularly reviews the security situation in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. In order to prevent activities of militants, numerous steps have been taken including strengthening of operational grid with enhanced human intelligence and use of technical intelligence grid. The Government has also continuously encouraged policies to mainstream the youth, including providing employment opportunities to wean them away from militancy.