Local, foreign militants inflict equal damage, says Indian army

Local, foreign militants inflict equal damage, says Indian army

‘Militants killed in Keran were infiltrators’

Sheikh Junaid

Ganderbal: Indian army on Monday said the local and foreign militants in Kashmir inflict equal damage during attacks.

Talking to reporters after addressing students in Sainik School here, the GOC 15 Chinar Corps, Lt. Gen Subrata Saha, said in a reply to a question: “Whether local or foreign, they inflict equal damage. But, we always try to minimize it.”

In the backdrop of attacks on police in north Kashmir, the GOC, when asked if there is surge in militancy, said: “These incidents happen. But we always try to foil them and provide security to people.”

The GOC informed that the four militants who were killed in Keran sector on Thursday and Fridaywere infiltrators. “We have recovered 8 AK 47 rifles, navigation equipment and ration from them,” he said, adding we foiled their infiltration attempt. (GNS)

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