Militancy under control in Kashmir so far, says officer

Indian security forces have been able to control militancy so far in Jammu and Kashmir due to stepped up activities and vigil, said a senior CRPF officer. Inspector General of CRPF, Pankaj Kumar Singh however added that an intelligence report has indicated that militancy would increase in 2014. Singh said as a result of security measures, no major militancy related incidence has taken place in the state so far. Two militants were killed during a fierce gun battle with security forces in Shopian district on Thursday. The Kashmir region has witnessed numerous militant attacks, insurgency and infiltration attempts from across the border in the last two decades.