How many died in the Kashmiri Terrorist Movement

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  • Fatalities in Terrorist Violence 1988 to 3.2.19. Total 44,977 of which Civilians 14,833-Security Forces 6,454 and Terrorists 23,640.

The terrorist movement started in the Kashmir Valley around 1989. It got a fillip after the Home Minister’s (Mufti M Syed) daughter was kidnapped by terrorists and subsequently released after the Government capitulated to their demands.

 

Fatalities are split into Civilians, Security Force personnel and Terrorists. The number of terrorists killed includes Indians, Pakistanis and Afghans, as well as small numbers of people from nearly a dozen other countries, who were sent by their Pakistani handlers to fight in Jammu and Kashmir.

 

Fatalities from 1989 to Feb 3 2019 were 44,977 broken up into Civilians 14,883 – Security Forces 6,454 and Terrorists 23,640. To this add about 45 who died in Pulwama terror attack.

 

Highlights of Annual Fatalities in Terrorists Violence 1989- Feb 3, 2019

 

Year

Civilians

Security forces

Terrorist

TOTAL

Total

14,883

6,454

23,640

44,977

1988

29

1

1

32

1989

79

13

0

92

1990

862

132

183

1177

1991

594

185

614

1393

1992

859

177

873

1909

1993

1023

216

1328

2567

1994

1012

236

1651

2899

1995

1161

297

1338

2796

1996

1333

376

1194

2903

1997

840

355

1177

2372

1998

877

339

1045

2261

1999

799

555

1184

2538

2000

842

638

1808

3288

2001

1067

590

2850

4507

2002

839

469

1714

3022

2003

658

338

1546

2542

2004

534

325

951

1810

2005

521

218

1000

1739

2006

349

168

599

1116

2007

164

121

492

777

2008

69

90

382

541

2009

55

78

242

375

2010

36

69

270

375

2011

34

30

119

183

2012

16

17

84

117

2013

20

61

100

181

2014

32

51

110

193

2015

20

41

113

174

2016

14

88

165

267

2017

57

83

218

358

2018

86

95

270

451

Till 3.2.19

2

2

19

23

 

Data Source www.satp.org. To see source Data Sheet

 

In case you find any errors in data please write back and shall make appropriate corrections. 

 

Also read

1 Article gives details of Major Riots since 1967 and Bomb Blasts since 1993

2 What happened to the Kashmiri Pandits in 1990? Here in their own voice on NDTV India.

 

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