Terrorism continues to be a major challenge for security forces across the state. The first couple of days of 2019 have shown that there has been no let-up in Pakistan-sponsored militancy in the state.
On the first day of the year, a special police officer (SPO) in Pulwama district was shot dead by militants while the ceasefire has been violated by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) four times since January 1. The first encounter of 2019 broke out today in the Tral area of Pulwama district in which three militants were killed and three soldiers injured.
“Terrorism is the biggest challenge as terrorists always try to strike security installations. We have to remain alert all the time to thwart any such attempt,” said MK Sinha, Inspector General of Police, Jammu zone. Read More