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J-K Police urge Kashmiri youth to leave path of terrorism

A Kashmiri protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Indian police during a demonstration in Srinagar, April 17, 2015. Violent clashes erupted between protesters and police in Kashmir on Friday, after days of unrest in the Himalayan region over the killing of a youth by the army and a crackdown by authorities on separatist leaders. Police fired tear gas and charged with batons to disperse hundreds of people who gathered after Friday prayers in the main city Srinagar to protest the arrests of the leaders and the killing of the youth, a militant commander's brother, earlier this week. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid on Tuesday urged the Kashmiri youth to leave path of terrorism.

“We have rescued locals from the grip of militancy. We talked to family and friends and rescued them. We want to rescue other others also who have lost their path. Jammu and Kashmir promises them that they will not face any problem,” Vaid said.

Vaid further said the Jammu and Kashmir Police would help them to live their life respectfully, if they have not committed any crime.

“We will train them to find a suitable job for survival and live a respectful life. 25,000 people in past 27 years have left the path of terrorism or have come back from Pakistan and today, they are living a normal life,” he said.

Lately, the number of Kashmiri youth engaged in the stone pelting activities in the valley has considerably increased.

As per reports, the youth are being sponsored by Pakistan to carry out such unlawful activities.

As per reports, the local resident even provide shelter to the Pakistani terrorist.

Last year, Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with the security forces on July 8, 2016.

He was born in the Dadsara village of Tral area of Pulwama to a principal of a higher secondary school.

Burhan fled from his home on October 16, 2010 and became a militant at the age of 15. (ANI)

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