Centre Rushes More Forces

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Srinagar: Eight companies of additional central paramilitary forces comprising 800 men are being rushed to Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of continued violent protests across the Valley.

The reinforcements will be in addition to 1,200 personnel which were sent to aid the state police on Saturday.

Official sources said eight companies (with 100 personnel each) of CRPF are being sent in the wake of ongoing protests. About 60 battallions (about 1000 personnel each) are already stationed in the state as part of counter insurgency grid.

 

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