Militant attacks discussed in Core Group meet
‘Security Agencies Asked Not To Allow Disruption Of Peace’
SHABIR IBN YUSUF
Srinagar, Aug 7: The recent militant attacks across the Kashmir Valley was one of the main points discussed during the Core Group meeting held here Tuesday.
General Office Commanding 15 Corps, Lt Gen Om Prakash, co-chaired the meeting with Director General of Police, Ashok Prasad. Senior officers of Army, Police, CRPF, BSF, intelligence agencies and civil administration attended the meeting. This was the first Core Group meeting after Lt Gen Om Prakash took over as Corps Commander and Ashok Prasad took over as Director General of Police.
A senior police officer, who was part of the meeting, told Greater Kashmir that recent incidents of militancy across the Valley remained focus of the meeting. “It was not felt that there is a rise in militancy. In summers, incidents of militancy take place every year,” the police officer said. “Every security agency was asked not to allow anybody to disrupt peace,” he said.
Addressing the meeting, Lt Gen Om Prakash complimented the officials for the high level of synergy that exists between all stake holders in addressing the security concerns of the Valley and underlined that the cooperation at operational level be further enhanced at functional level.
DGP Prasad, while addressing the meeting, echoed similar sentiments and further elaborated on key security issues.
The meeting deliberated on the initiatives being taken by the security forces to maintain peace and harmony in the Valley and carried out a holistic introspection of the way ahead. The meeting deliberated on numerous security issues and took an overall view of the prevailing external and internal environment.
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