Indian government sends additional Troop (CRPF) to IOK

Indian government sends additional Troop (CRPF) to IOK

ISLAMABAD (APP): Eight hundred additional personnel of Indian paramilitary forces are being rushed to Jammu and Kashmir to curb protests triggered by the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani by Indian troops.

The reinforcements will be in addition to 1,200 personnel which were sent to assist police on Saturday,reported Kashmir Media Service.

Eight companies, with 100 personnel each of CRPF, are being sent, while 60 battalions, about 1000 personnel each, are already stationed in the territory to stifle the dissenting voices.

Meanwhile, Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval returned home today, cutting short his visit to Kenya where he was with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Doval is regularly taking stock of the developments in the valley with officials.

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