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Rajnath reviews security in JK

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, where two terror attacks in last three days have left nine persons dead, including five men, officials said.

During an hour-long meeting with top officials, the home minister was given a detailed presentation about the situation in the state, particularly attack on an camp in Jammu and a gunfight between security forces and militants in

Singh was told that the highest level of security has been put in place in the entire state and steps were being taken to foil attempts by terrorists to disturb peace, an said.

The directed the officials that action must be taken to check infiltration attempts from across the border, another said.

Those who attended the meeting included Union Home Secretary and of the


Yesterday, Jammu and N N Vohra had briefed the about the prevailing situation in the troubled state.

The apprised the home situation in the state, particularly in border areas, which have been witnessing massive ceasefire violations by and infiltration from across the border.

Five men, including two junior commissioned officers (JCOs), and the father of a soldier were killed by the terrorists who struck at the sprawling camp of the 36 Brigade of the Jammu and Light Infantry (JKLI) on Saturday.

The Army said yesterday that three heavily armed terrorists have been killed in the encounter.

Security forces today foiled an attempt by militants to strike a CRPF camp in A paramilitary jawan was killed in the ensuing gunfight.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 19:30 IST
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