December 22, 2010 Special Dispatch No. 3464

Report in Kashmiri Magazine Says Terror Training Camps in Pakistan are Operational, Quotes Newly-Trained Engineering Graduate: 'I Completed A Three-Month Training Course...; Hundreds of Youth Were Training; Most of Them Were Pakistanis, and Among Them the Majority Was Punjabi Boys...; About 20% Were Kashmir Youth While About 10% Were From Other Countries'

December 22, 2010
Pakistan, | Special Dispatch No. 3464

In a recent report, a Kashmir-based Urdu-language weekly magazine warned that terror training camps in Pakistan continue to operate and that hundreds of youth, including those from foreign countries, are being trained for jihad.

The report, written by Zulfiqar Ali from Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani Kashmir, cited details of an unnamed Kashmiri youth who returned to his home in Pakistani Kashmir after three months of training at the camp somewhere in Pakistan.

Pakistani Kashmir is known as Azad Jammu & Kashmir (or Free Jammu & Kashmir), while Indian Kashmir is known as simply Jammu & Kashmir, with Srinagar as its capital. The report appeared in the Urdu-language weekly magazine Chattan, published from Srinagar. ...

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