J-K CM chairs meeting to review security situation in valley

ANI | Updated: Sep 22, 2017 19:56 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday chaired a review meeting over security, and law and order situation in the valley.

All top brass of Jammu and Kashmir police including Director General of Police (DGP), Inspector General of Police (IGP), all the Deputy Inspector General's (DIG) from Jammu and all Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) were also present in the meeting.

Earlier in the day, the Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police, in a joint operation, apprehended two terrorists, involved in the attack in Banihal on the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel.

The Army said that two service rifles, including an AK-47 assault rifle and an insas rifle, which were snatched during the attack, were also recovered from their possession.

The search of the area and further investigations are under progress.

On September 20, Chief Minister Mufti chaired a meeting to review the overall security situation in the Valley.

Earlier, the Chief Minister appealed to end hostility between India and Pakistan on the borders, saying that one can change friends, but not neighbours.

"We can change our friend, but we cannot change our neighbours. I appeal both India and Pakistan to stop firing at the borders. We should stop this war," Mufti said while addressing a public meeting here.

She earlier said that Jammu and Kashmir has struck between India and Pakistan and it's always the people of the state, who bear the brunt of the skirmishes.

"When both the countries fight we suffer the most. It is unfortunate that rather than asking for school and colleges, we ask for bunker to get protected from the ceasefire coming from the other side," he said.

She added that the there is no other options than being friends with each other and hoped that someday the situation will be peaceful. (ANI)