Amid heightened tension with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to review the situation along the Line of Control. The meeting is understood to have discussed various options related to the LoC in the wake of the Uri attack.
The meeting is also understood to have taken stock of ceasefire violations and infiltration attempts. Four terrorists had stormed an army camp in Uri on 18 September and killed 18 soldiers.
Pakistani troops have also violated the ceasefire along the LoC twice since Wednesday. Pakistani troops on Thursday violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Naugam sector of Kashmir by opening indiscriminate fire towards Indian Army posts.
Pakistani troops on Wednesday had targetted Indian positions with small firearms along the LoC in Poonch district.
Meanwhile, director general military operations (DGMO) and Vikas Swarup to address media shortly, ANI reported.
Published Date: Sep 30, 2016 08:13 pm
| Updated Date: Oct 03, 2016 01:54 pm