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Civil, Army officials discuss security situation in Kashmir

Jammu, January 21

The core group, comprising top officials of the administration, intelligence agencies and security forces in Jamp;K, met today at Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar to review the security situation. The meeting was co-chaired by the General Officer Commanding, Chinar Corps, Lt Gen DP Pandey and DGP Dilbag Singh.

At the same time, BSF officials said additional troops along with anti-fog surveillance equipment on border had been deployed as part of its “winter strategy” to foil infiltration bids and terror plans ahead of Republic Day celebrations.

An Army spokesperson said, “Year 2021 witnessed a reduction in terrorist recruitment, infiltration, increased operations and reduced collateral damage. There has been increased neutralisation of Pakistani terrorists.”

“On the LoC, late snow has kept the infiltration routes open for longer time, however effective domination has ensured decrease in overall infiltration,” he added. — OC

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