‘NSA Ajit Doval holds meeting with top officials over JK security situation’

‘NSA Ajit Doval holds meeting with top officials over JK security situation’

Northern Army Commander, GOC 15 corps, DG JK Police attend meeting

Srinagar, May 10 : The National security Advisor Ajit Doval met top security officials in New Delhi to review the overall security situation of Jammu & Kashmir.

Sources told news agency that top security officials of Security forces and intelligence agencies briefed the NSA on current security situation of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

“The high-level meeting was convened in the backdrop of increased ceasefire violations by Pakistan along Line of Control (LOC) and to discuss the overall security situation of the Union territory” sources maintained.

Sources said that the meeting was attended by Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Intelligence Bureau director Arvinda Kumar, Research and Analysis Wing chief Samant Kumar Goel, Border Security Force director general SS Deswal, Central Reserve Police Force chief AK Maheshwari.

Northern Army Commander Lt Gen YK Joshi, and general officer commanding of the army’s Srinagar-headquartered 15 corps Lt Gen BS Raju and the Nagrota-based 16 corps commander Lt Gen Harsha Gupta also attend the meet.

Sources said that during the meeting, also attended by Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh, NSA Ajit Doval was given a detailed presentation on the prevailing security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, particularly along the International Border and the Line of Control.

The NSA took stock of the security situation of the UT and was briefed about the steps taken to strengthen borders and stop infiltration.
Sources said that intelligence agencies have maintained that militants were brought to launching pads by Pakistan to push them into Jammu and Kashmir.

Sources said that Doval told the meeting that the counter-infiltration grid needed to be strengthened so that no infiltrator could get into the valley. (KINS)

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