HM Rajnath Singh To Chair High Level Meet On Uri Attack Today :- Today, Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a high-level meet on the Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to the official sources said that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and top officials of the Home and Defence Ministry, Army, paramilitary forces and chiefs of intelligence agencies briefed Rajnath Singh on the latest ground report in the Kashmir Valley as well as along the Line of Control.
The sources said that the strategies to deal with the fresh challenges arising out of the terror attack at the Army Brigade Headquarters, located along the LoC, was also discussed in the meeting.
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi postponed his visit to Srinagar and also attended the high level meeting.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar also met PM Modi and briefed on the Uri attack in J&K.
Later in the day, the PM met Army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag, NSA Ajit Doval and FM Arun Jaitley at 7 RCR.
In a fatal terror attack, 17 Army jawans and officers were killed and more than 25 wounded in Uri close to the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramula district, J&K on early morning on Sunday at around 5:30 am. All the four terrorists involved in the attack at an Army base were also killed by the Army, ending a 5-hour-long fight at around 8 am.
4 militants with heavily armed attacked a battalion base close to the Army’s 12 Infantry Brigade headquarters at Uri town, 102 km northwest of capital Srinagar, J&K. The firing stopped at 8 am on Sunday after all the terrorists were gunned down.
Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) said that the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists responsible for the attack and said that weapons with Pakistani markings were found on the dead terrorists.
India blamed Pakistan for the Uri attack, an allegation which is angrily refuted by the Pakistan. Pakistan claimed that India’s charges were totally baseless and irresponsible and further said that if India have the proof, then gave it to Pakistan.
On Sunday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that Pakistan should be declared a terrorist state.
After the Uri attack, Military experts have called for India to keep open the military solution to Pakistani aggression across the border.