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‘Fake information’: Cops refute reports of 60 youth missing from Kashmir valley amid Afghanistan conflict | Latest News India

The Indian Army mentioned final week that there’s nothing to fret about relating to the safety state of affairs in Jammu and Kashmir within the context of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.(*60*)

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2021 12:45 PM IST
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Kashmir police on Wednesday refuted rumours rife on social media that recommend greater than 60 youth have gone from completely different components of the Kashmir valley amid the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Refuting these reports which might be working on sure social media platforms, the Kashmir Zone police mentioned that these reports qualify as “fake news”.(*60*)

“Some social media platforms are running that 60 youth have gone missing from different parts of the Kashmir valley amid the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan,” the Kashmir police tweeted on Wednesday, quoting the inspector-general of police (IGP) of Kashmir. “This is totally fake news”.(*60*)

In the wake of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, a number of reports emerged within the media suggesting terrorist teams have infiltrated the Kashmir valley, elevating the extent of violence on the bottom. Citing unnamed safety sources, these reports claimed that males from the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) valley have been engaged within the lightning-fast Taliban offensive that gained the militants management of the war-torn nation on the heels of the US exit.(*60*)

These reports additionally said that as many as 60 younger males from Jammu and Kashmir went missing in the previous couple of months, amid the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan. The reports, nevertheless, refused to elaborate a lot on the disappearances.(*60*)

The Indian Army, nevertheless, had mentioned final week that there’s nothing to fret about relating to the safety state of affairs in Jammu and Kashmir within the context of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.(*60*)

Notably, India had, on the penultimate day of its presidency within the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), issued a robust decision on Afghanistan “calls for that Afghan territory not be used to threaten or assault any nation or to shelter or practice terrorists, or to plan or to finance terrorist acts, and reiterates the significance of combating terrorism in Afghanistan, together with these people and entities designated pursuant to decision 1267 (1999), and notes the Taliban’s related commitments.”(*60*)

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