Srinagar: The Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police SP Vaid has said that three more locals boys have shunned militancy and returned to their families.
In a tweet, the DGP claimed, “Another 3 young boys in valley came back home in response to the call of their families. God bless them,” Vaid tweeted.
On the other hand, Vaid’s tweet comes at a time when the video of the slain Jaish-e-Mohammad militant Fardeen Ahmed Khanday in going viral on social media urging youths to join militancy.
Khanday was killed along with two of his associates on Monday in a gunfight with the government forces that began after the trio launched a pre-dawn Fidayeen attack (suicide) on a CRPF camp in Lethpora area of Pulwama.
In the attack, five CRPF men were killed and three were injured. The gunfight went over for more than 16 hours.