Bengali Hunt Desk: Lockdown is underway across the country to prevent the spread of corona virus. And in this lockdown, the Indian Army has stepped up operations against militants in Jammu and Kashmir. The most militants have been killed in the Valley since April this year. Most of them are associated with militant groups in Pakistan.
According to official figures, 60 militants have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir so far this year. Of the total militants, 28 (48 percent) were killed in April. One month so many militants were killed in May last year. The CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police were involved in the operation against the militants. Last year, 152 militants were killed, compared to 11 in April last year.
This year, 18 militants were killed in January. Six militants were killed in February and March. Among the dead militants were 20 from Hizbul Mujahideen. In addition, six Jaish militants, six Lashkar militants and three Islamic State militants in Jammu and Kashmir have been killed.
It was also not possible to identify 20 militants. Not only that, many top commanders of the militants have also been killed in this operation. Notorious militant commanders like Jahangir Wani, Sajjad Nawab Dar and Muzaffar Ahmed Butt were killed in the operation. The highest number of militants was 17 in Pulwama. And 12 people died in Shopian.
According to official sources, ‘Pakistani militant group was trying to take advantage of the lockdown. 36-38 days before the lockdown was announced, the militants came out of their bunkers. They were instructed to expedite the operation against the Indian Army. “