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Police, Army top brass review situation

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Srinagar, July 25: The top brass of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army on Wednesday reviewed the prevailing security situation in Kashmir.

A defence spokesperson in a statement said that a security review meeting at the district level was held at District Police Lines, Shopian to review the prevailing security situation and carve out the future security strategy.

 

The security review was carried out by Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander, Dr SP Vaid, Director General of Police J&K, GOC Victor Force and IGP Kashmir Zone. The same was attended by the concerned Commanding Officers and SSPs apart from others.

With the primary aim of further strengthening the existing synergy amongst the various Security Forces, the review meeting carried out detailed deliberations on maintaining a robust Counter militant grid in the hinterland.

“The key issue to minimise the collateral damage during operations and positive engagement of youth to ensure peace and tranquility in the region was stressed. The local commanders also briefed on the current situation on the ground, challenges being faced and the measures to be instituted to enhance the efficacy of Counter militant operations,” said army spokesperson.

“The Chinar Corps Commander and DGP also emphasized on maintaining a high level of vigil to minimise the frequent militant initiated incidents and terrorist committed atrocities and underlined the need to effectively counter such incidents,” he said.