PM Modi reviews security situation in Jammu & Kashmir with NSA, other officials; speaks to Home Minister Amit Shah

Amid four terror attacks in three days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and discussed the issue with Home Minister Amit Shah and top officials.

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Updated13 Jun 2024, 03:54 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  (HT Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (HT Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of four terror attacks in the span of three days.

The National Security Adviser and other senior officials attended the meeting.

According to government sources, Modi was given a full overview of the security-related situation in Jammu and Kashmir. 

The Prime Minister was also apprised of the counter-terror efforts being undertaken. 

ANI reported quoting Government of India (GOI) sources that Modi asked the officials to deploy the full spectrum of counter-terror capabilities.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister also spoke to Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed deploying security forces and counter-terror operations. 

He also spoke to Jammu & Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha and took stock of the situation. 

Sources said that the PM was briefed on the efforts being undertaken by local administration.

Four terror attacks

In the past three days, terrorists struck at four places in Reasi, Kathua and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Casualties

At least 10 pilgrims and a CRPF jawan lost their lives in terror attacks. Seven security personnel also suffered injuries.

Two Pak terrorists killed

In an encounter with security forces in Kathua, two suspected Pakistani terrorists were killed. A large quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered from them.

Search intensified

After an exchange of fire with terrorists in which a Special Operations Group (SOG) constable suffered injuries on Wednesday night, the security forces have intensified their search operation in the Kota Top area of Gandoh in Doda district.

Efforts to locate the terrorists have ramped up, with forces combing the jungles and implementing heightened security measures.

Advisory issued

According to PTI, on Wednesday, police issued an advisory urging residents of the Jammu region to stay vigilant regarding the movement of suspicious individuals and objects.

Bus attack in Reasi

On June 9, at least 10 people lost their lives, and over 40 suffered injured after terrorists fired upon a bus carrying pilgrims, which later plunged into a gorge.

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First Published:13 Jun 2024, 03:54 PM IST
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