Through a Photo posted on Social networking, the youth Holding Rifles have annoucned their entry into the Militant Outfit.
12 Militants out of whom 6 are from the Southern Kashmir district of Kulgam have joined Militant ranks in Kashmir this month.
3 More Missing Including a PG Scholar from Pulwama District in South Kashmir are also believed to have joined Militants. However the social Media users are also circulating the photos of Zeeshan (Bhai) from Dooru in Islamabad (Anantnag).
Zeeshan pertinently has not joined any Militant outfit, Sources told The Kashmiriyat.
Officials told The Kashmiriyat that they are checking the authenticity of the photo.
Many Youth are being lured to Militancy as Indian Forces Continue to intensify their Anti Militancy Operations throughout the Kashmir valley.
Senior security and intelligence officials warned that militancy continues to grow in Kashmir after security forces gunned down a fourth Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Militant in Uri town of Baramulla district on Monday in operations that began on Sunday.
On Tuesday, the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid by armed militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Keran sector in Kupwara, aided by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT).
Officials said militancy was exacerbated by the fact that there was a continuing influx of terrorists from Pakistan and emergence of militants within Kashmir.
“Each month at least eight to ten new terrorists join the various Militant groups such as the Hizbul Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the JeM.
The ones who join are either locals from Kashmir or from Pakistan who cross over into India,” said a senior security official.
According to the official, there are nearly 250 militants currently holed up in the valley.
He added that the influx of militants and the subsequent operations being carried out by Government Forces in Kashmir will see a dip only in the coming winter months once the snow closes the passes and the ravines.