Terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir have dropped over the last month after the state was placed under Governor NN Vohra but there are worrying signs. The terror attacks are better planned and the street protests, often in support of terrorists engaged in gun battles with the security forces, are on the increase, a senior government official told NDTV after review meetings at the Prime Minister’s Office and the Union Home Ministry.
The PMO is also learnt to have conveyed its concern at the increase in civilian deaths in firing to the home ministry. Seven people lost their lives during the past month as compared to four civilian casualties during the suspension of operations by security forces, commonly referred to as the Ramzan ceasefire.
In all, statistics compiled by the Union Home Ministry indicate, the police had recorded 95 cases of stone throwing by civilians during the last month as compared to 90 incidents during the previous month. Read More