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PM Modi chairs review meeting with top officials on security situation in J&K

PM Modi chairs review meeting with top officials on security situation in J&K
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New Delhi, June 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a review meeting on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, amid recent terror incidents that took place in the Union Territory, government sources said.
The meeting was attended by the National Security Advisor and other top officials wherein Modi was apprised of the counter-terror efforts being undertaken in the Union Territory.
The Prime Minister directed the officials to deploy the full spectrum of India’s counter-terror capabilities to handle the situation.
Modi also spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed the deployment of security forces and counter-terror operations.
The Jammu region has seen a series of terror attacks over the past few days.
Terrorists have struck at four places in Reasi, Kathua and Doda districts over the past four days, killing nine pilgrims and a CRPF jawan and leaving seven security personnel and several others injured.
As per sources, the Prime Minister also spoke to J&K LG Manoj Sinha and took stock of the situation.

He was also briefed on the efforts being undertaken by the local administration.
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