Social Media responsible for increase in terror, youth joining militancy a concern : Army

Jammu: One of the top Indian Army commanders has said that the Kashmiri youth joining militancy is a concern and this trend needed to be addressed.
Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu has said, “Enemy is frustrated and is trying for softer targets, when they fail at borders they attack camps. Yes, youth joining militancy is a concern, we need to address this trend.”

Lt General Anbu said that social media is responsible for this situation as it engages youth at a large scale, he said Army needs to focus on this issue soon.
“Social media is also responsible for the increase in terror, it’s engaging the youth at a large scale and I think we need to focus on this issue soon,” he said, as per the report.
Lt General Anbu also said that Hizb ul-Mujahideen (HM), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfits are working simultaneously and anyone who picks up an arm against the state is a terrorist and Army will deal with him.

“All three groups like HM, JeM or LeT are hands in glove whether it’s in the valley or here. There is no differentiation; they keep jumping from one Tanzim to other. Anyone who picks up an arm and is against the state is a terrorist and we’ll deal with him,” he said, according to the report.

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