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Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in Kashmir, asks Army to give befitting reply

Jaitley asked forces to deal firmly with inimical elements but ensure safety of the innocent people

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked the Army to remain prepared to give a befitting reply to any misadventure from across the border, days after two security personnel were beheaded by the Pakistani Army after crossing the Line of Control (LoC). Jaitley, while reviewing the security situation of Jammu and Kashmir at a high level meeting here, also asked the forces to deal firmly with the inimical elements but ensure safety of the innocent people, officials said. The meeting, where newly-appointed Defence Secretary Amit Mitra and Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat were ...

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 04:40 IST
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