Srinagar: Government forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on a high alert following reports of large scale infiltration of militants in the Valley from across the Line of Control (LoC), officials said today.
There are reports of infiltration of over 20 militants into Kashmir from Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) recently, the officials said.
They said most of the militants are believed to be affiliated to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit headed by Maulana Masood Azhar.
The forces grid is apprehending a spike in militant attacks in the state, particularly in the Valley, the officials said.
The government forces have been asked to remain on a high alert and maintain vigil around sensitive forces installations across the state, they said.
The officials said it is rare for such a large number of militants to infiltrate in one go. (PTI)