Srinagar: President Awami Itihaad Party (AIP) and MLA Langate Er Rashid Wednesday said that Army is making a video in Leepa valley in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, to show as Army carried out covert operations in enemy’s territory.
“The very credible sources confirm that Indian army is engaged in filming videos in Nowgam and Leepa sectors, adjacent to borders showing as if army is carrying out covert operations in enemy’s territory, so that the same can be provided as evidences to satisfy Indian masses and world community,” he said while addressing press conference here.
“Unfortunately army and police have been staging managed dramas in the past from Pathribal to Machil and claims of surgical strikes and that of apprehending a Pakistani militant Bahadur Ali are the recent additions to these staged dramas. Any credible investigating agency or journalist can visit the Yehama village in Kupwara district where from Bahadur Ali was apprehended and find that how sensational and dramatic was the operation of apprehending Bahadur Ali,” he added.
Army Speaks on Er Rahid Utterances
A Badam Bagh Cantonment based senior army official said that he would not be in a position to comment on Er Rasheed’s allegations on army filming videos in Leepa Valley to project it as the venue of ‘surgical strikes’. “Er Rasheed is a political man and what constituency or whatever he’s trying to address is something beyond Army’s comment,” Col Manish said. “I’d rather request you to kindly rely on whatever is being said from New Delhi in this regard.”
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