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3 Pakistani terrorists killed, 10 arrested for raising anti-India slogans in Srinagar

The police asked the youths not to indulge in activities that can spoil their career and disrupt families.

Statesman News Service | Jammu |

In a major achievement, three heavily armed Pakistani terrorists of Lashkar-e- Taiba (LeT) outfit were on Thursday killed in an encounter with security forces while they were infiltrating through the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that based on a specific input developed by the Kupwara police regarding the infiltration attempt of terrorists in village Jumagund in Kupwara, an encounter started when the infiltrating terrorists were intercepted by the Army and police.

Incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition, has been recovered from them. The identity of these terrorists was established through the material they were carrying. Security forces had on Wednesday killed three Pakistani terrorists in the Baramulla district. Those terrorists were planning attacks in Srinagar.

The IGP said that so far 26 Pakistani terrorists, 14 of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and 12 of LeT have been neutralized this year in Kashmir.

Security forces in J&K are on high alert in view of the upcoming Amarnath pilgrimage. Meanwhile, in a crackdown, the Srinagar police arrested ten persons who indulged in stone-pelting and raising anti-India slogans on Wednesday after a special NIA court sentenced paratist Yasin Malik to life imprisonment.

Police said that 10 accused have so far been arrested for anti-national sloganeering and stone-pelting outside the house of Yasin Malik in the Maisuma locality. Others are being identified and will be arrested soon. Case has been registered under the ULPA and IPC.

The main instigators of hooliganism will be booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA).

Such anti-national activities and provocative posture will always be dealt strictly and with full force of law, police warned.

The police asked the youths not to indulge in activities that can spoil their career and disrupt families.