Jammu & Kashmir

Night patrolling started in Kashmir villages to prevent killings of ‘soft targets’: IGP

A deployment of armed forces personnel in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir range Vijay Kumar on Wednesday said a joint team of armed forces have have started night patrolling in remote villages of Kashmir where non-locals work and Kashmiri Pandits live to prevent militant attacks on ‘soft targets’.

Talking to a selected group of reporters, the IGP Kashmir said that police and the army have intensified the night patrolling in remote Kashmir villages where Kashmiri Pandits live and non-local workforce works.

“This is to prevent militants from attacking soft targets,” the IGP said, adding that in the recent cases of attacks on non-JK residents in Pulwama and a Kashmiri Pandit in a remote village of Shopian, the militants involved in the acts have been identified.

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