100 terrorists active in south Kashmir, operations on to neutralise them: Army officer

More than 100 terrorists are active in south Kashmir which has witnessed a spurt in terror activities recently and operations are under way to neutralise them, a top Army officer said here on Saturday.

Major General BS Raju, General Officer Commanding (GoC) of Victor Force which is responsible for security in south Kashmir, also said that the Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police are trying to dissuade the local youth from joining militancy by engaging with their families.

He said a full scale cordon-and-search operation, like the one conducted in Shopian recently, will be carried out only in places where the Army’s operations are hampered. Read more

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