The situation in the Kasmir Valley got worse once again on Tuesday when security forces were attacked by a group of stone pelters while conducting a search operation after a tipoff with the terrorists that turned into an encounter. In a stunning revelation, some TV channels have claimed that these youngsters were guided to the spot by Pakistan through Whatsapp. In order to cause unrest in the valley, Pakistan is now allegedly using various social media platforms to misguide the youth. In one such step, Pakistan directed the mob to disrupt the anti-terror operations by police.
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As people started pelting stones at the Indian forces, they had no other option but to revert. Unfortunately, three people lost their lives in the event and another 17 pelters were left injured. Defence expert Uday Bhaskar urged the Narendra Modi government to find a quick solution to this problem. “The Prime Minister Modi-led Government has a very serious challenge. Because after the spectacular victory especially in Uttar Pradesh, I think there is a lot of expectation that certain political initiatives will again be pursued, because absence of such initiatives, we can see a familiar pattern, will give Pakistan opportunity to go to town and cite this example as a human rights violation,” he said.
Indian cops have, however, asked the youth to shun violence and join peace. Briefing the Budgam encounter, Kumar said that the obstruction by the locals made their operation even more difficult, as they were forced to divert their attention from the militant’s Sources have held Pakistan responsible for the Budgam violence. They said that Pakistan is to be blamed for the recent spree of encounters that are happening in the state.
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The Kashmiri locals are being tormented and brainwashed by the separatist leaders of Pakistan and Kashmir and it is the Army and the Paramilitary Force that are protecting and safeguarding the people there, while the Centre and state government are monitoring the situation, sources added.
(with input from agency)