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Army: Amarnath Yatra is more threatened than terrorists

Srinagar | Amarnath Yatra goes to start out within the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir after a number of days. The military stated on Saturday that there was a higher risk to the annual pilgrimage this 12 months than final 12 months. Considerably, the 43-day Amarnath Yatra goes to start out from June 30. A senior Military official stated that extra safety forces have been deployed presently for easy pilgrimage within the Union Territory. “The threat perception has increased this year,” the official stated. We often get inputs about terrorists concentrating on the annual Amarnath Yatra yearly, however this 12 months we’re getting extra such. The hazard has elevated this 12 months.

It’s noteworthy that this time Amarnath Yatra is being organized after an extended hole of two years as a consequence of Corona epidemic. Officers anticipate the variety of pilgrims to extend considerably this 12 months as in comparison with earlier and round six to eight lakh persons are anticipated to participate on this annual pilgrimage. “Three to four times more security forces personnel have been deployed this year as compared to last year,” he stated. The official, nevertheless, insisted that he was not saying that he had made 100 per cent foolproof safety preparations.

Three-tier safety preparations have been made to make sure the protection of passengers from Jammu to Barfani Baba’s cave. It should have safety drones, CCTV cameras and radio frequency identification tags other than males. It’s noteworthy that this month 29 terrorists have been eradicated throughout Kashmir. Police have claimed that two of those terrorists had been planning to focus on the annual Amarnath Yatra. A suspected terrorist group has reportedly threatened assaults in the course of the go to.

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