New Delhi, Dec. 4 -- Incidents of terrorist violence in Kashmir have declined since the nullification of Article 370 on August 5 divested the region of its special status, but the number of infiltration attempts from across the border has increased, junior home minister G Kishan Reddy informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

There were 84 infiltration attempts during the 88-day period from August 5 to October 31, against 53 from May 9 to August 4, Reddy said in a written answer.

During the 115-day period from August 5 till November 27, there were 88 incidents of terrorist violence compared to 106 in the preceding period, he said.p10

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