Top Army Commander Briefs Kashmir Governor On Security Situation

Top Army Commander Briefs Kashmir Governor On Security Situation

25 March 2010
PTI


Srinagar: A day after foiling an infiltration bid from across the border, a top army commander here briefed the state governor N N Vohra this evening about the internal and external security situation in Kashmir, especially the continuing attempts of infiltration from across the border. General Officer Commanding, 15 corps, Lt Gen N C Marwah called on the governor and gave a detailed briefing to him about internal and external security situation in Kashmir valley, particularly on the continuous attempts of infiltration from across the Line of Control, an official spokesman told PTI after the meeting held at Raj Bhavan. Army had shot dead two militants, part of an infiltration group, in Keran sector of Kupwara district in the wee hours yesterday. The governor also discussed with Marwah the broad contours of the forthcoming Amarnath yatra. Appreciating the security arrangements already made, Vohra observed that the schedule of sector-wise coordination meetings, also involving the district civil and police administration had also been drawn up and the interactions would commence in the coming days', the spokesman said. The annual Amarnath yatra, likely to commence in June, is being undertaken from the traditional pahalgam and shortest Baltal routes. Over four lakh pilgrims visited the holy cave shrine, situated in south Kashmir, last year.


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