Violence Declining In Kashmir For The Past 18 Months

16 April 2008

Srinagar: The pro-India chief minister of Kashmir, Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that the violence in Kashmir has been declining for the past 18 months. Azad said that the security scenario in Kashmir has improved considerably. 'From last year, the militant violence has been declining. The civilian, militant and troopers killing has gone down,' he said. The pro-India chief minister said that the human rights violations in the state have also been declining. 'The period witnessed zero incidence of custody disappearance', he added. He expressed the hope that the situation will further improve in the coming days.