Terrorists are infiltrating India in connivance with Pakistan military commanders, according to Lieutenant General DP Pandey. He is the General Officer Commanding of the Chinar Corps.
Terrorists are infiltrating India in connivance with Pakistan military commanders, according to Lieutenant General DP Pandey. (Photo: Representative/File)
Terrorists are infiltrating India in connivance with Pakistan military commanders, according to Lieutenant General DP Pandey.
In an exclusive interview with India Today, the General Officer Commanding of Srinagar-based Chinar Corps said that the peaceful situation in Kashmir is bothering ‘proxies’ across the Line of Control and, as a result, infiltration attempts have increased over the last one month.
Since September 23, the Indian Army has neutralised four terrorists in two separate operations. The army has foiled multiple infiltration attempts at the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Terror launchpads have been full for the last 4-5 months. But in the last one month, infiltration attempts have increased. This is in connivance with Pakistan military commanders,” Lieutenant General DP Pandey said.
He added that no terrorist has successfully infiltrated India despite several attempts in the recent past.
REASON FOR INCREASE IN INFILTRATION ATTEMPTS
According to Lieutenant General DP Pandey, the reason for the increase in infiltration attempts is that peace is prevailing in the mainland at present. This is making Pakistan ‘desperate’ and, hence, attempts to sneak in terrorists and weapons have gone up, he said.
“There is hardly any stone-pelting and recruitment of local youth is also low. This is what is bothering the Pakistan proxies,” he said.
Lieutenant General DP Pandey stated that there is peace in Kashmir as a result of various initiatives that are making an impact on ground. “Every citizen wants a life of peace. People of Kashmir have nothing to worry about. Anybody who tries to cross over will be dealt with,” he added.
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