Sunjwan attack: CM Mehbooba reviews security scenario


Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti took stock of the situation arising out of the militant attack at Sunjwan army camp early Saturday morning at a high-level meeting of officers.

Condemning the act, the spokesman said Chief Minister described the attack as an effort by elements inimical to peace to break the developmental pace in the state, thereby putting the common masses to immense trouble. She appealed all sections of society to stand together in such a sensitive time and defeat the designs of the perpetrators who also want to divide people under different names besides creating chaos in the society and the state.

CM Mehbooba Mufti reviews security scenario after attack in Jammu (Image: DIPR)

She spokesman said paid tributes to the slain army personnel, praised their valour and sympathised with the bereaved families of soldiers. She also wished the injured soldiers a speedy recovery.

During the meeting, the Chief Minister was briefed about the ongoing flush out operation at the spot. She also reviewed the overall security situation in the state and along the borders.

Asking the security agencies to maintain close coordination, Mehbooba directed the Police and other security agencies to maintain vigil in the state and ensure that no subversive element is allowed to disturb peace in the state. She also directed maintaining strict vigil on vital installations, airports, bus stations and other crowded places.

Chief Secretary, B. B. Vyas; Director General of Police, Dr. S P Vaid; Principal Secretary, Home, R K Goyal; ADGP, CID, A G Mir; Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Rohit Kansal and other senior officers were present in the meeting.

Later in the evening, GoC in C, Northern Command, Lt. Gen. Devraj Anbu apprised the Chief Minister about the Sunjwan attack and flush out operations there.



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