The terrorist camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have been hit by the coronavirus and a few terrorists present process coaching in these camps may die of COVID-19, stated J&Ok Director Common of Police Dilbag Singh, citing an intercepted name made by a terrorist to his household in Kashmir.
Mr Singh stated there are fears that the determined terrorists would attempt to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir and unfold the lethal virus within the Valley.
The revelation has come as intelligence businesses, too, say Pakistan is pushing terrorists contaminated with COVID-19 into Kashmir. “There are studies that someone from a coaching camp in Pakistan, the place he’s being skilled, made a name to his members of the family right here (Kashmir), telling them that among the trainees from Kashmir have been contaminated by the coronavirus,” the DGP informed information company PTI in an interview.
“He was telling them that a few of them would die of the coronavirus within the coaching camps and no one bothers about them,” he stated.
The phone-call has raised severe issues that those that crossed the border would attempt to return because of the outbreak within the camps. “They’re contaminated with coronavirus and if they arrive to this aspect (Kashmir), they are going to go on the an infection to different cadres. It is a very severe concern,” he stated.
Pakistan has reactivated not less than 20 terror camps and one other 20 launch pads alongside the Line of Management and elevated its efforts since October final 12 months to make sure infiltration of as many terrorists as potential into Jammu and Kashmir.
The camps and launch pads, with not less than 50 terrorists in every, had been reactivated after remaining shut for months following the bombing of a CRPF bus in Pulwama in February 2019 and the next retaliatory bombing of terror camps in Balakot by the Indian Air Drive.
The DGP stated 250 to 325 terrorists had been ready on the launchpads to cross over to Jammu and Kashmir, the place over 240 terrorists are already working in hinterlands.
On Wednesday, 4 terrorist associates of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba had been arrested in Budgam district and arms and ammunition had been seized from them, police stated.
The police chief additionally stated the burial means of terrorists have been modified to keep away from crowds because of the coronavirus pandemic. “The our bodies of terrorists are being buried away from crowds,” he stated.
“We don”t need a lot of the folks to unnecessarily collect. That was a severe violation of COVID-19 (protocols), so we revised our drills,” he added.