Amit Shah Arrives In Jammu, Holds High-Level Security Review Meet

SRINAGAR: Union Home Minister Amit Shah who is on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday held a high-level meeting with officials in Jammu over security-related issues in the Union Territory.

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha also attended the meeting.

Shah arrived in Jammu on Friday to meet the families of those killed in the attack in Rajouri. He was received at Jammu Airport by LG Manoj Sinha.

The Home Minister’s visit comes in the wake of twin attacks in Rajouri.

According to the sources, Shah was scheduled to meet the families of attack victims in Rajouri district, spoke to them over the phone as his visit had to be called off owing to bad weather conditions.

Notably, six civilians including two children were killed and many more injured in two attacks in Upper Dangri village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on January 1 and 2.

While four people were gunned down on January 1 evening, two children were killed and several others injured after a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast occurred in the same vicinity in Rajouri’s Upper Dhangri village on January 2 morning.

Earlier on January 9, the Home Minister held a crucial meeting with top leaders of the Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party at his residence in the national capital.

The meeting was in the wake of the recent attacks in the Kashmir valley. (ANI)

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