Jammu, Nov 19: About 600-700 guerrillas are being trained in terrorist camps in Pakistan-held Kashmir, a senior army officer said on Thursday.
He quoted captured Pakistani militant Muhammad Naved as saying that 35-36 militant training camps were “intact in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir”.
Gen Nimbhorkar was speaking to the media on the flanks of an ex-servicemen rally in village Rakhmuthi in Akhnoor area of Jammu district.
He said as per intelligence reports, 600-700 militants were getting arms training in these camps.
On the presence of the Islamic State in Jammu and Kashmir, he said: “There are no signs of such an outfit in the region. But if any (group) – whether ISIS, LeT or Hizb – attack, our task is to counter them.”