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Decrease in Stone-pelting Incidents, Militant Recruitment Seen in Last 4 Months: Rajnath Singh
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday said that there has been a significant decrease in the number of stone-pelting incidents and the recruitment of militants in Jammu and Kashmir in the last four months. Speaking in Srinagar, where he is on a day-long visit to review the overall security situation in the state, Rajnath Singh said that a major shift has been seen in the J&K security situation. “As far as Jammu and Kashmir security situation is concerned, major shift is seen in last 4 months. There has been a decrease in the number of stone-pelting incidents. Also, I have got information that there has been a fall in the number of militant recruitment in the state,” he said. Rajnath Singh also announced Rs 5 lakh compensation to the kin of seven civilians killed in a bomb explosion during an encounter in Kulgam.