30,000 troops pulled out of Jammu Kashmir: Antony

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New Delhi, Dec 18: Defence Minister A K Antony on Friday, Dec 18, said that the government has withdrawn around 30,000 troops for Jammu Kashmir.

Speaking to reporters, A K Antony said, "Two Army divisions comprising around 30,000 troops have been moved out of Kashmir due to improvement in the situation there."

Antony made the announcement just days after home minister P Chidambaram informed the Parliament, that troop reduction was on the cards considering improvement in the overall security situation in the northern state.

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