SRINAGAR: More than 250 militants are active in Kashmir and about the same number are waiting at “launch pads” across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the valley, the Army said today.
“About 250-275 militants are active in Kashmir valley,” General-Officer Commanding of Srinagar-based Chinar Corps (15 Corps), Lt Gen A K Bhatt told reporters in Baramulla in north Kashmir.
He said militants in groups of 25-30 are waiting at launch pads across the LoC to infiltrate into the valley.
“In the 15 Corps’ zone (across the LoC), about 250-270 in groups of 25-30 are at different launch pads,” he said. (AGENCIES)