Curbs on mobile phones in the Kashmir Valley may not be lifted any time soon in view of continuing infiltration and inputs about increased attempts by Pakistan-backed terrorists to target security installations, convoys and civilians defying their shutdown diktat.
Terror encounters over the last week in Ramban and Ganderbal have served to reinforce the apprehension that Pakistan-backed elements are determined to engineer terror attacks and create unrest, sources in the central security establishment said. Restoration of mobile communication runs the risk of misuse of social media to instigate violence, it is believed at the highest levels.
When contacted, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh told TOI, “Terrorists holed up in the Valley and newly-infiltrated groups are here obviously to indulge in attacks. Read More