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Militancy has not ended”: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President said,"...Even today there is terrorism in J&K, there has just been an incident. Terrorism has not ended.


Srinagar, Dec 22: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah said that terrorism has not ended in the Union Territory hours after five army soldiers were killed in a terrorist attack on two military vehicles in the Thanamandi area in the Rajouri sector on Thursday.

Speaking to ANI on Thursday in Srinagar about the latest terror attack, the National Conference President said,”…Even today there is terrorism in J&K, there has just been an incident. Terrorism has not ended.

“”They(Central govt) are only talking about boosting tourism in Kashmir. Even if one tourist gets shot, no one will come here….”, the NC leader warned. Meanwhile, Security personnel on Friday morning conducted a search operation in the forest area of Dera ki Gali in the Rajouri district where two Army vehicles were ambushed by heavily armed terrorists.

Five Army personnel were killed while three others were injured in the terror attack on Thursday evening. The terrorists ambushed two Army vehicles carrying troops in Thanamandi, Rajouri.

“At around 3.45 pm on December 21, two Army vehicles carrying troops were moving to the operational site, which was fired upon by the terrorist.

The fire was immediately retaliated upon by our troops,” an Army official said. Indian Army troops immediately retaliated after being attacked by terrorists, they said.”The troops were going to reinforce a joint operation against terrorists underway in the area since last evening.

The operations are taking place in the 48 Rashtriya Rifles area,” Army officials added.–(Agencies)



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