Centre to deploy more paramilitary troops in JK

Posted By: Samyuktha
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New Delhi, Aug 3: As the valley continues to simmer amid violent protests and widespread defiance by the people, the Centre has decided to deploy more paramilitary troops in Kashmir.

The Centre on Tuesday, Aug 3 decided to deploy about 2,000 Central paramilitary force personnel in the violence-torn state on the request from the Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah.

Sources have revealed that 19 companies, which comprises of 1,900 personnel, of Central paramilitary forces is expected to reach Kashmir in a span of one or two days, while 32 companies, comprising of 3,200 personnel, currently posted in different parts of the state will be redeployed in the trouble-torn 10 districts of the valley.

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