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Pakistan Recruiting Kashmir Youth For Militancy Using Social Media

17 November, 2017, 01:16 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Lashkar's Majid Khan surrenders in south Kashmir: police

Munir Khan said that due to presence of more local militants in South Kashmir, youth are joining militant ranks in large number in the region than the North Kashmir where the number of local militants is minimal.

He said over 15 militants had been arrested in the past four months in south Kashmir, where militancy figures are showing an upward trend this year.

He also reiterated the surrender offer for local militants.

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Responding to a question, IGP said that operation at Waltengu Qazigund is still in progress. The IGP claimed that Pakistan has started a relentless social media campaign to lure youths to join militancy.

"They are returning under a rehabilitation policy and live a normal life here", he said. "In spite of the fact, one of the army men was killed, the forces arrested three militants", Kashmir Police Chief Muneer Ahmad Khan said.




The third terrorist, who was injured in the gun battle with security forces in Kulgam's Kund area, is in hospital, the official said.

The police identified the two detained militants as Shams-ul-Viqar and Bilal Sheikh, who were brought before presspersons in Srinagar on Thursday. According to Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan is using social media to recruit militants in Kashmir valley.

IG CRPF at the occasion said there is a greater synergy between all the security forces to conduct anti-militancy operations.

It may be mentioned here that the anti-militancy operation Kund has been continuing since November 14. We are compiling our recommendations and suggestions and will send to the government shortly. He said Army will calibrate on application of force during the encounters and post encounter situations. Khan said police desires that the local militants including the footballer Majid Khan, who recently joined the militants should join back his family.

SSP Kulgam Shridhar Patil was also present at the press briefing.

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