Following Deadly Attack In Srinagar, Omar Calls Security Meet

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Srinagar

In the wake of spurt in militancy activities in recent past, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday evening called a security meet here at Hari Niwas in Srinagar.

According to Global News Service, soon after Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi left for New Delhi after a two-day visit, Omar Abdullah chaired a high level security meet and reviewed the prevailing law and order situation in the State and received brief from army and security agencies on the subject.

The Chief Minister was apprised of the coordination between various security agencies in dealing with militancy related incidents and ensuring safety and protection of the people.

He was also provided detailed account of the preparedness of security agencies to ensure safety and secure conduct of Amarnath Yatra starting shortly.

“The attack on army convoy in Hyderpora Srinagar in which eight soldiers were killed and 16 other injured remained the prime concern during the meeting,” a top official while talking to GNS said.

He said the speedy investigation has been initiated in the deadly attack and “we are likely to bust the militant gang behind the attack.”

Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand, Minister of State for Home, Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo, Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary Home, Director General Police J&K, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, GoC 15 Crops, IG CRPF, IG BSF, Joint Director IB, IG CRPF (Operations Kashmir), Commissioner SB, DIG SSB, IG CID J&K, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and IGP Kashmir were present in the meeting.

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