Amid a major crackdown on separatists in Jammu and Kashmir late last night, the central government has sent hundred additional companies of paramilitary forces to the state. Yesterday’s crackdown resulted in separatist Yasin Malik’s arrest.
A notice from the Home Ministry in New Delhi late on Friday evening led to 100 additional companies of paramilitary soldiers being airlifted to Srinagar, where the
The government is on the offensive post the deadly Pulwama terror attack that claimed as many as forty of the paramilitary personnel.
It is in this context that Jammu and Kashmir police and other security forces worked through the night rolling out their deployment plan for the next few days.
But, as per some reports, the Ministry of Home Affairs would see around 10,000 soldiers airlifted to Srinagar.
It need be mentioned that Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed or JeM released photographs and a video after the terror attack claiming full responsibility for it.
Post Pulwama incident, it was only earlier this week that three Jaish terrorists including one believed to be a conspirator in last week’s terror attack and a local Kashmiri bomb specialist were killed in a military operation in Pulwama.
Four soldiers and a Kashmir police constable were also killed in the encounter.