One more youth from South Kashmir has picked arms and posed with an AK 47 rifle to tell his family that he has joined Militant ranks.
Identified as Shakoor Parray, a resident of Kundalan area in Shopian, he had gone missing a couple of days back, Sources told The Kashmiriyat, The Family started looking for Shakoor everywhere after he went missing.
In a Photo that is being circulated on social media, Shakoor is seen brandishing weapons and announcing his association with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM).
According to this photo Shakoor has been active from July 08, 2020.
The Inspector General of Police had recently announced that South Kashmir will be soon freed of Militancy and their focus will shit towards the North, however more Missing reports are coming from South Kashmir.
South Kashmir districts have witnessed a surge in youth joining the Militant ranks after the encounter of Burhan Wani on July 08, 2016.
Despite the Indian Army having launched ‘Operation All Out’ and intensifying the Anti Militancy operations, the local Militancy is on rise.
The Himalayan region has seen large number of youth picking up arms since an armed insurgency began against the Indian rule in 1988.
Since their partition both India and Pakistan have fought three wars claiming the region in its entirety.