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300 militants active in JK, says army

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

82 foreign and 53 local among 300 militants

Poonch: The northern army commander on Tuesday said that the total number of militants active in Jammu and Kashmir is 300 that includes 82 foreign militants and 53 locals.

Addressing a press conference in Poonch on the occasion of Poonch Link Up Day, General officer Commanding-in-Chief northern command Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi said that figures available with the army suggest that there are 300 militants active in JK including the Rajouri-Poonch area.

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