Jammu & Kashmir

Poonch attack aftermath: Make appropriate deployment at vulnerable areas, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah. [File Photo]

New Delhi: Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, India, Amit Shah on Tuesday chaired a review meeting on the situation of Jammu and Kashmir, in wake of recent attack in Poonch.

National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, Union Home Secretary, Chief of Army Staff, Director (IB), Heads of CAPFs, Chief Secretary and DGP, UT of Jammu and Kashmir attended the meeting held in New Delhi.

“During the meeting,  Shah reviewed the area domination plan of security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir to eliminate the threat of militancy,” reads an official statement.

While reviewing the functioning of the security grid and overall security scenario of Jammu and Kashmir, Shah instructed to strengthen the “counter-militancy operations and need for complete elimination of militant eco-system,” the statement, as per GNS, said.

“He also advised the security agencies for appropriate deployment in vulnerable areas,” he said.

Shah stressed all due procedures should be adopted while dealing with counter- militant operations. Shah underlined the importance of further strengthening the local intelligence network.

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