SRINAGAR: The northern military commander Lt Normal Upendra Dwivedi Sunday stated that the military has began to behave in opposition to the militants working within the Rajouri-Poonch belt whereas a particular focus is being laid on strengthening the synergy between numerous safety businesses.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a operate in Srinagar, the northern military commander stated, “In the previous couple of years, the Rajouri-Poonch space has witnessed prosperity…there was funding and employment. Our neighbouring nation was not in a position to digest the peace and prosperity and so they’re selling terrorism within the space. Now we have began to take robust actions on this regard and you will notice that there shall be management over it within the coming days.”
He stated that the northern border space is delicate. Final yr, the northern military commander stated, “Now we have declared 2023 as a zero-infiltration yr, which implies there was no infiltration from the Line of Management in 2023. Should you see, among the many terrorists which have been killed, solely 21 are locals whereas 55 are international terrorists,” the northern military commander stated.
Pertinent to say, the military suffered 20 casualties final yr in a spate of assaults within the Rajouri-Poonch belt.
He stated that in 2022, 122 youth picked up arms and in 2023, solely 19 joined terrorism. “We’ll proceed to make sure that native terrorist recruitment is plugged. We’re guaranteeing to strengthen the synergy amongst numerous safety businesses additional,” he stated—(KNO)
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