1. Baramulla attack: Manohar Parrikar chairs high-level meet, service chiefs present

Baramulla attack: Manohar Parrikar chairs high-level meet, service chiefs present

In the wake of the attack on an Indian Army and a BSF camp in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the next course of action with the three service chiefs.

By: | New Delhi | Published: October 3, 2016 8:55 PM
Pakistan targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor tehsil late Sunday evening.  (PTI) Pakistan targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor tehsil late Sunday evening. (PTI)

In the wake of the attack on an Indian Army and a BSF camp in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the next course of action with the three service chiefs.

Indian Army Chief Dalbir Singh, Air Force Chief Arup Raha and Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba were present at the meeting in South block. Earlier today, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh discussed and reviewed the security situation with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval in wake of the attack.

Singh spoke to Director General, BSF, K.K. Sharma and asked him to provide best medical facilities to the injured jawan. The terrorists attacked near a camp of the 46 Rashtriya Rifles in Baramulla late on Sunday night. The terrorists, whose numbers are still unknown, tried to enter the camp through a public park near it, but failed to breach the security.

Pakistan targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor tehsil late Sunday evening. Pakistan has stepped up cross-border firing after the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

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