New tactic of Indian Army to counter stone pelters


During a recent encounter with terrorist in Handwara district of Kashmir, Indian Army faced violent action of Kashmiri people. The local mob gathered around the encounter site and start pelting stone on the army personnel, who were engaging the terrorist.

Due to the disturbance in the operation, terrorist find a suitable time to attack Indian Army and 4 of India’s soldiers were martyred in that encounter. The casualties and the behavior of Kashmiri people made the top brass of the army to think upon the counter measures to control  such violent mob.

In a high-level meeting, the security forces have decided to implement 4 step tactic which will be shared with Paramilitary and Police units in the valley.

The tactics are as follow:

1 – Army has decided to deploy a mobile control room in an armored vehicle, so that the officers can utilize the strength of the soldiers present on ground zero.

2 – Deputy Commissioner of respective area’s wherever the encounter will break out, the DC have to prevent the gathering of any kind of mob near troops engaged in the encounter.

3 – Police will have to identify possible influencers who were making the mob do violent things against the army.

4 – After identification, legal actions will be taken against the stone pelters and the people who were leading to stop the army.

Indian Army comes up with that descent looking plan, some of the important thing to notice about those plans are army will establish a mobile command center, which will increase the information sharing and awareness among troops during the encounter, in modern warfare fights are won by information.


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