Home Secretary arrives in Jammu amid eighth day of curfew in Kishtwar

KL Report

JAMMU

Amid eighth day of consecutive curfew in Kishtwar, Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami arrived early  Friday in Jammu. He is accompanied by a team of officials to get a first-hand experience of the situation on the international border (IB),Line of Control (LoC) and Kishtwar.

The home secretary went straight to RS Pura in Jammu district to get a first-hand experience of the situation on the international border (IB).

He is set to visit the headquarters of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Paloura in Jammu to interact with senior officials about the ground realities.

The home secretary will review the law and order situation in Jammu region at a high-level meeting of state and central government officials in winter capital Jammu.

The international border in Jammu and Kashmir is guarded by the BSF, while the Line of Control (LoC) is manned by the army

 Meanwhile, curfew continued for the eighth day Friday in Kishtwar town and the tension and chaos still remains there.

Curfew was imposed following large-scale communal violence on August 9, in which three people were killed. Private and public properties worth millions of rupees were destroyed by rioting mobs.

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