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Kashmir unrest: Jaitley, Army Chief to review security in Srinagar today

ANI  |  Srinagar [India] 

Defence Minister and Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat will on Wednesday review the security situation and take stock of counter-terror operations in the Valley, which has been rocked with soaring turbulence recently besides the steady stream of ceasefire violations.

Jaitley is visiting today and the Army Chief is already in the valley.

The visit comes in the wake of beheading of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani Army in Poonch district earlier this month which was termed "barbaric" by

The spree in infiltration attempts, ceasefire violation, cross-border shelling along with the Valley's internal crisis has turned into a major crisis for the state as well as the Centre.

Jaitley who also holds the portfolio, will be in primarily for the two-day meeting of the Council starting from tomorrow.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 09:42 IST
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