Lt Gen KJS Dhillon GOC Chinar Corps: 83% of those who are militants were stone pelters in past. My appeal to mothers, if u see your son pelting stones at security forces, chances are he will join path of terrorism. The militant will be eliminated in 1 year of picking up weapons
Chinar Corps Commander Lt General K J S Dhillon in Srinagar: An M-24 American sniper rifle with a telescope was also recovered from a terror cache along Shri Amarnath ji route.
Lt General KJS Dhillon in Srinagar:We had done in-depth analysis of militant in Kashmir. 83% of local people who pick up weapons had record of stone-pelting.I request all mothers,if today your child throws stones at security forces for Rs 500 then he’ll become militant tomorrow.
*Dilbag Singh, DG JK Police:* Leaders of many militant groups have been eliminated nullifying their activities. Large number of OGWs have been picked up, JI & JKLF leaders & activists been booked. 3 days of searches have resulted in explosives found. Terror funding modules targeted.
Jammu & Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh in Srinagar: The overall number of active militants in the Valley & in the Jammu region has come down.
Dilbag Singh, DG JK Police (about increase in troop numbers): Troops that had been deployed for several months needed to be given a break, relief. It is the time for turnover. But considering the threat perception we need to keep the same or more level of forces.
The Pakistan Ordnance factory anti-personnel mine recovered from a terror cache busted by security forces.
*ADGP CRPF Zulfiqar Hasan:* Amarnath Yatra has seen unprecedented turnout and inspite of many threats it has been peaceful, there have been serious attempts to disrupt the yatra but were unsuccessful due to hard work of security personnel,use of technology and cooperation of people.