Night patrolling in Kashmir villages to prevent attacks on non-local people and Kashmiri Pandits
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Srinagar : Inspector-General of Police, Kashmir Range Vijay Kumar said on Wednesday that police along with security forces have started night patrolling in those remote villages of Kashmir. Where non-local people and Kashmiri Pandits live and work. Terrorists can carry out attacks by treating them as 'soft targets.
IGP Kashmir told media persons after an encounter in the Tral area of Awantipora in Pulwama district that the purpose of patrolling is to prevent terrorist attacks on non-locals and people from minority communities. He further said that the terrorists involved in the recent attacks have been identified by the police.
According to IGP Kashmir, 66 terrorists have been killed in various encounters since December last year. He said that foreign terrorists are shielding the local people to keep themselves safe but we are also tracking the foreigners and soon they will be arrested or they will be killed in encounters.