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Home Minister Rajnath Singh holds high-level security meet

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New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed the security situation with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, said informed sources.

Rajnath takes veiled dig at Rahul, calls for restraint-1The meeting took place at the Home Minister’s residence here on Wednesday evening, said the sources. During the hour-long meeting, top officials briefed the Home Minister and Defence Minister on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the 56-hour gunbattle between terrorists and security forces in Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir which ended today with the killing of two terrorists.

The two ministers also took stock of the situation along the India-Pakistan border and the Line of Control and steps taken to check attempts of infiltration from across the border, official sources said.

Unrest in Jammu and Kashmir has been continuing ever since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani on July 8 that led to violent protests and clashes with security forces and death of 84 people. Terrorists also killed 19 soldiers at an army station in Uri on September 18 which led to the surgical strikes by Indian Army on terror launch pads in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir 10 days later.

The top security officials also gave briefings on the overall situation in the country and steps taken to maintain peace in view of the ongoing festival season.

The Home Ministry has already sent an advisory to all states to deploy additional forces in sensitive places to foil any attempt by terrorists to disturb peace and attempts to try to create communal disturbance.

The one-hour long meeting was also attended by Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and the heads of other security agencies, the sources said.

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