Kashmir politicians seek action to make the case a deterrent in future
The Congressional-mandated 2020 Trafficking in Persons report said that Maoist groups forcibly recruited children as young as 12 to handle weapons and IEDs.
Four militants killed in ongoing gunfight with security forces in J&K's Shopian; nine gunned down in two days
Sources said three security men have sustained bullet injuries in the gunfight and have been hospitalized.
Former Director-General of J&K police Kuldip Khoda rued that over the years the government did not supplement the good work done by security forces.
The terrorist, identified as Nisar Dar, had earlier escaped from an encounter in Kullan village of Ganderbal district in which one Pakistani terrorist was killed.
The overall violence in the region as well dropped by 30 per cent. Militant recruitment also dropped in 2019 to 139 from 218 in 2018.
160 terrorists killed and 102 arrested in J&K in 2019, decrease in local youths joining militancy: DGP
There were 80 per cent successful anti-terror operations in which 160 terrorists, including foreigners, have been killed during the year.
For a quick transfer of funds, the DCs were asked to open bank accounts with Aadhaar and conduct district-level screening committee meetings regularly to speed up the identification of new cases.
Security forces shifted their focus to maintaining law and order in the Valley after August 5.
Authority of forces getting undermined, Governor rule will help restore normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir: Ex-DGP Kuldeep Khoda
He feels now that Governor's rule has been imposed, things should improve and law and order management should be better.
The security forces launched “Operation All Out” against militants in the Valley this year after surge in militancy violence in the first part of this year.
State govt claims bus was attacked from front and right by two different groups; CRPF denies lapse in security; PoK-based LeT terrorist Abu Ismail prime suspect.