No active local terrorist in 3 Kashmir districts; LeT, JeM headless: ADGP Kumar

Srinagar, Nov 27 (PTI) Three districts in Kashmir have zero “active” local terrorists currently while prominent terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed have gone “headless” after security forces neutralised their operatives and commanders in multiple operations and encounters, a senior police officer said The three “terrorist-free” districts are Bandipora, Kupwara and Ganderbal, the officer said on Saturday.

However, Bandipora and Kupwara have at least seven foreign terrorists present each.

The Kashmir region, that comprises 13 police districts, has 81 terrorists at present with 29 being local while 52 are of foreign origin (Pakistanis), Additional Director General of Police (Kashmir zone) Vijay Kumar said.