275 militants active in Kashmir: Army

Terror incident in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 24: Commander of the Srinagar headquartered 15 Corps in Baramulla, Lt. General Anil Kumar Bhatt said that around 250 to 275 militants are present in the Kashmir Valley as of today.

Stating that militancy is high in South Kashmir as compared to North, Bhatt said, “There are less militants in North Kashmir as compared to South Kashmir. The atmosphere is also better. There are around 250-275 militants present in the valley.”

He also added that as many as 270 militants are also on launch pads.


Accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh and the Chinar Corps Commander of Srinagar-based Chinar (15) Corps, Lt. Gen. AK Bhatt, he visited forward posts along the LoC in the frontier districts of Kupwara and Baramulla where he was briefed on all aspects of operational and logistical preparedness.

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