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45 Kashmiri Youth Joined Militancy in 2018 so far.

45 Youth from Kashmir joined Militant Ranks in 2018 so Far:

According to officials, at least 45 young people of the Kashmir Valley, including MBA and PhD scholars, have joined terrorism till mid-April this year, because unusual growth in numbers raises surprisingly security establishment.

Every funeral of a local terrorist gives birth to at least two youths in the rank of terrorist groups. At least 55 militants, including 27 locals, were killed in the valley this year.

According to the top brass of the security establishment in the state, Shopian and Kulgam in South Kashmir have emerged as a major center by attributing to 45 and 12 youths respectively.

In other areas of South Kashmir, youth have been seen for terrorism; Anantnag (seven), Pulwama (four) and Avantipura (three) are seen. Apart from this, uncomfortable reports in the verification process, suggest that three more terrorist groups from Pulwama had joined, the officials said.

Similarly, in North Kashmir, one from Handwara, two from Kupwara, one from Bandipora and Sopore and one in Srinagar has recently disappeared and doubts have been added that terrorists have joined the organizations.

It includes Junaid Ashraf Seharai, 26, an MBA degree holder from Kashmir University and son of Mohammad Ashraf Seharai, who took over as president of Tehrik-e-Hurriyat from Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Supporters of groups of Tehrik-e-Hurrian separatists are a mixture of Pakistan.

The list says that the list includes 26 year old PhD scholar Manan Bashir Wani from Kupwara. Manan Wani was studying at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is quite vocal about the alleged failure of the PDP-BJP government to investigate the growing trend of youth involved in terrorism.

He tweeted earlier, "Mahbooba Mufti has been the biggest and least talked about the failure of the number of youth Kashmiri men involved in the rank of terrorist organizations."

More and more local people who were involved in terrorism had said, "... in power situation in Delhi, nobody is worried because I am definitely!"

The police have requested many parents to ask them to surrender on their assurance of normal life from their children. A senior police officer says that the story remains unchanged, which says that many times parents express their inability.

Besides Mehbooba Mufti, the state police chief SP Vaid and senior army officers have appealed.

"We can not put a finger on any particular reason for increasing the number of youth involved in terrorism. However, this pan can increase the effect of Islamization and religious discourse, in which the unemployment catalyst for quick response to taking a gun Emerges, "says a senior security official.

In the first four months of 2018, 100 deaths have already been observed, including 55 militants, 20 security personnel and 25 civilians. 55 militants died, 27 were locals, while the rest were described as foreigners by security agencies in the press handout issued in the encounter.

In 2017, a total of 126 youths had raised guns. According to recent figures presented in the state assembly and parliament, this was the highest number since 2010.

Compared to 2014, 2012 and 2013, there has been a steady increase in the number of youth taking arms in the valley since 2014.

In 2010, 54 youths had joined terrorism, compared to 23 in 2011 and in 2013 there was a decline of 21 and 6. In 2014, this number has reached 53 and it reached 66 in 2015 before touching the highest in 2016, data showed 88 marks in 2016.