The report published by the Central Investigation Department recently revealing that funerals and encounter are fuelling Militant recruitment is finding recognition with every passing day as more youth continue to flank Militant ranks after every encounter.
Amid these growing encounters two more youth from South Kashmir and one from Doda area of Chenab Valley have joined the Militant ranks.
Sources told The Kashmiriyat that Abid Hussain Bhat son of Waliya Bhat, a resident of Sazan Baghua in in Doda District has joined Militant outfit lashkar e Taiba.
It is after a long that a Youth from Doda is seen openly posing with a gun or arguably the first time that a Doda youth has announced his entry into the Militant ranks via a photograph.
Police officials told The Kashmiriyat that they are verifying the authenticity of the photograph.
Zahoor Ahmed Lone, another youth from Nag Naad, Noorabad in Damhal area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District has also joined Militant outfit Lashkar e Taiba.
In a photograph doing rounds over social networking, he can be seen with a gun laden on his shoulder.
Sources told The Kashmiriyat that Zahoor is a tribal boy from almost the farthest end of Kulgam.
The Third youth to join Militant outfit lashkar e Taiba today is a student identified as Ufaid Farooq from Awantipora in South Kashmir.
Kashmir region has seen a rise in militant ranks since the killing of Burhan wani on 08 July, 2016.