Srinagar: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen Saturday said that during the year 2016 militants operating in Kashmir Valley managed to kill 181 Indian Armed Forces personnel while 220 were wounded in different militant attacks.
Hizb Media Centre Incharge Salim Hashmi said that 160 militants attained martyrdom while fighting with Indian troopers. “Among the martyrs was the Burhan Wani whose departure strengthened the freedom movement,” he said adding that during the year 2016 Indian atrocities on the people of Kashmir touched new heights.
“During the militant attacks 181 troopers were killed which included one Colonel, two Majors, 3 Captains and 5 personnel from Special Operation Forces,” Hashmi said.
As per the statement issued to news agency CNS, Hashmi said that during the year 2016, Twenty-nine Indian Armed men committed suicide which proves that they are under stress and suffering from mental depression. “Militants managed to decamp 35 AK-47 rifles from the enemies during the year,” he said. (CNS)