Special police officer recruits who completed nearly three months of physical training demonstrate their skills at Kathua in Indian-controlled Kashmir earlier this month. Photo: AP Special police officer recruits who completed nearly three months of physical training demonstrate their skills at Kathua in Indian-controlled Kashmir earlier this month. Photo: AP
Special police officer recruits who completed nearly three months of physical training demonstrate their skills at Kathua in Indian-controlled Kashmir earlier this month. Photo: AP
India

Indian police train Kashmir villagers to help secure border with Pakistan

  • Special police officers are local recruits who mainly work in intelligence gathering and counter-insurgency, but in recent years have helped in border areas
  • The volatile frontier between India and Pakistan has been silent since February, when the two nuclear-armed nations reaffirmed a 2003 ceasefire accord

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Special police officer recruits who completed nearly three months of physical training demonstrate their skills at Kathua in Indian-controlled Kashmir earlier this month. Photo: AP Special police officer recruits who completed nearly three months of physical training demonstrate their skills at Kathua in Indian-controlled Kashmir earlier this month. Photo: AP
Special police officer recruits who completed nearly three months of physical training demonstrate their skills at Kathua in Indian-controlled Kashmir earlier this month. Photo: AP
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