Amid growing Anti Militancy Operations and encounters, two more youth from South Kashmir district of Shopian have joined the Militant ranks.
Sources told The Kashmiriyat that Rayees Ahmed Khan son of Abdul Aziz Ghulam Mohammed Khan , a resident of area Wichal area in Shopian District has joined Militant outfit Hizb ul Mujahideen.
The photo of this under graduate youth with a gun has gone viral over the social networking.
Meanwhile another youth who has posed with a gun has been identified as Yawar Mushtaq who was a B.A Student
Son of Ghulam Muhstaq Ahmed Dar, is a resident of Thokurpora area of Shopian District and has joined the Militant outfit Hizb ul Mujahideen
Locals from Tokurpora told The Kashmiriyat that yawar had been missing since the past few days.
The third youth who has joined Militant outfit Hizb ul Mujahideen has been identified as Mohammed rafiq Bhat son of Mohammed Ashraf Bhat and is a resident of Achan area in District Pulwama of South Kashmir.
The Militant recruitment in the first ten months of 2018 has already crossed 150 and there seems to be no halt to it even though Indian Security Forces are concerned and trying to woo away youth from joining Militancy.
2018 is so far the year of highest Militant recruitment in the recent past, the recruitment has picked pace after the three encounters that were held on 01 April this year.