Defence Minister in Kashmir, reviews security situation

SRINAGAR: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and today reviewed at a high level meeting the security situation in Kashmir where militant attacks and incidents of stone- pelting are on the rise.

            Jaitley, who also holds the finance portfolio, arrived here this evening and soon after chaired the security review meeting which was also attended by newly-appointed Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra and Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat, Army officials said.

            The Defence Minister was briefed on the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir and steps being taken to restore normalcy in the Valley through close coordination amongst all the Government agencies, the officials said.

            He was also apprised about various measures to strengthen the counter-infiltration grid along the Line of Control (LoC), where Pakistani forces have been indulging in shelling and attacks. (AGENCIES)


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