Defence and Security

Why Tral matters so much

Mar 16, 2017
By Lt Gen (retd) Syed Ata Hasnain
Avid television watchers in the country may be familiar with the name Tral. Every few weeks a ticker at the bottom of the television screens announces "terrorists trapped in Tral". There are reports of "terrorist or Army action in Pulwama," the district in which Tral tehsil falls. In recent times Tral has become notorious as the home town of Burhan Wani, the young terrorist leader whose death sparked the 2016 virtual Kashmir "Intifida." His was one of the largest funeral gatherings seen in Kashmir in recent times.
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The Tribune, March 16, 2017

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