Five youth from south Kashmir's Kulgam shun militancy: Police

Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined militancy, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said Saturday.

“Five youths, who had joined different militant outfits, shunned the path of violence and returned to the mainstream following efforts by their families and police,” a police official said.

He did not reveal their names, saying their identities “stand protected for security reasons”.