Pakistan is making full efforts to infiltrate overseas terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir to hinder the progress being made in inside safety circumstances within the area, Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi mentioned on September 13.
He mentioned that the military has tried to neutralise overseas terrorists alongside the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri and Poonch.
“The biggest thing is that Pakistan is trying to make efforts from its side to send foreign terrorists here, despite the better internal conditions [security situation], so that they can create some kind of obstacle.
“This is due to the progress that we’re making in Jammu and Kashmir”, Lt Gen Dwivedi told reporters on the sidelines of the North Tech Symposium at the IIT campus at Jagti on the outskirts of Jammu city.
He said that in 2022, over 1.88 crore tourists visited Jammu and Kashmir. “Our efforts are to have 2.25 crore vacationers this yr. They are attempting to cease this journey of progress however we won’t enable them to succeed”, he said.
Replying to another question about the Rajouri encounter, he said that in Poonch and Rajouri “we tried to neutralise overseas terrorists on Line of Control (LoC) itself”.
“But some come by way of Punjab and Nepal by street and attempt to do some acts right here. We have finished good motion on this current encounter. One of jawan was martyred”, he said.
On the death of sniffer dog Kent in gunfire by ultras, he said, “Our Kent laid down his life to save lots of his handler. He attacked the terrorist by transferring forward first.”
Two terrorists had been killed in an encounter within the distant Narla village.
An Army personnel and Kent, a six-year-old feminine Labrador of the Army”s canine unit, additionally died whereas three safety personnel had been injured within the gunfight.