Srinagar: The Indian Army mentioned on Friday that there are inputs that terrorists are planning to target the Amarnath Yatra, however the Army has its methods in place to be certain that the annual pilgrimage goes on peacefully.
Speaking to reporters, 9 Rashtriya Rifles sector Commander, Brigadier V.S. Thakur, mentioned that inputs counsel that terrorists are planning to target the yatra someplace on National Highway 44.
“We have inputs that terrorists would try their best to target the yatra, but we have got our systems and resources in place to ensure that it goes on unhindered and peacefully,” he mentioned.
He additionally mentioned that Friday’s encounter in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, wherein three terrorists, together with a Pakistani named Waleed, had been killed forward of the graduation of the yatra, was an enormous success for the safety forces.
“It is only befitting that this operation has been conducted successfully, which has led to the elimination of one Pakistani terrorist also, just four days before the Amarnath Yatra commences on August 21,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the message to native folks is that thhe Army will stay dedicated to the peaceable conduct of the Amarnath Yatra with none hindrance of any kind.