Shopian: Two more youth from Shopain have apparently joined militant ranks as their pictures brandishing AK 47 rifles surfaced on social media.
The text on the pictures identifies the youth as Bilal Ahmad Bhat son of Habib-Ullah Bhat of Keegan village and Basharat Nengroo son of Bashir Ahmad Nengroo, resident of Chotigam-Hajipora village. Both the youth have joined Hizb militant outfit.
A police officer said that they are verifying the pictures.
As many as 31 youth from the district, including the two, have joined militant ranks this year.