Army displayed utmost bravery at neutralising four JeM terrorists in J&K: PM Modi1 min read . Updated: 20 Nov 2020, 04:00 PM IST
'Thanks to their alertness, they have defeated a nefarious plot to target grassroots level democratic exercises in Jammu and Kashmir,' PM Modi adds
The Indian Army displayed utmost bravery and professionalism during the act of neutralising of 4 terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said.
On Thursday, four suspected JeM terrorists were killed and two policemen injured in a gunbattle in Nagrota after a truck carrying newly infiltrated militants was intercepted, police had said.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi posted, "Neutralising of 4 terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed and the presence of large cache of weapons and explosives with them indicates that their efforts to wreak major havoc and destruction have once again been thwarted."
In another tweet, Modi also added, "Our security forces have once again displayed utmost bravery and professionalism. Thanks to their alertness, they have defeated a nefarious plot to target grassroots level democratic exercises in Jammu and Kashmir."
Earlier today, Modi held a review meeting with the top security brass, including Home Minister Amit Shah, as it emerged that Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists killed in an encounter on the outskirts of Jammu, were planning a big terror operation on the anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack.
Government sources, as reported by news agency PTI, said NSA Ajit Doval, foreign secretary and top intelligence officials attended the meeting in which Modi took stock of the situation.
The terrorists were planning "something big" on the anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the sources added.
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu, Mukesh Singh, had said after the encounter that the terrorists had come to execute a "big plan" which has now been foiled.
With agency inputs