Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday morning chaired a high-level security review meeting at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) over the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir post Uri terror attack. NSA Ajit Doval, Director of Intelligence Bureau, RAW Chief, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, Minister of State in Prime Minister Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh and other senior MHA and MoD officials were in attendance.
Yesterday also, the Union Home Minister, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and top security brass of the country had met to review the security situation in the violence-hit state. After giving an assurance of going after the perpetrators of the deadly Uri attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday gave the green signal to diplomatically isolate Pakistan at every international grouping.
In one of the worst attack in recent times, at least 18 soldiers lost their lives and over 20 others got injured post the terror strike on an army camp close to the headquarters of the 12th Brigade at Uri in Baramulla district. Director General of Military operation Lt. Ranbir Singh has said that the four terrorists, who attacked the military base in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri, belonged to Pakistan’s banned terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).