2018 was deadliest for forces in a decade in Kashmir

Government forces achieved major success in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018 as they killed top militant commanders including Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Naveed Jatt and also 260 militants but nearly 100 soldiers were killed too.

The number of militants killed in 2018 was around 260 which is higher than 2017 and the highest in a single year in the last eight years, officials said.