The top brass of Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday reviewed the prevailing security situation in Kashmir to carve out the future strategy.
A defence spokesperson said a security review meeting was held today at District Police Lines, Shopian to review the prevailing security situation and carve out the future security strategy.
“The Security Review was carried out by Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander, Dr SP Vaid, Director General of Police J&K, GOC Victor Force and IGP Kashmir Zone. The same was attended by the concerned Commanding Officers and SSPs apart from others,” the army’s spokesperson said.
He said the review meeting carried out detailed deliberations on maintaining a robust Counter militant grid in the hinterland with the “primary aim of further strengthening the existing synergy amongst the various security forces.”
“The key issue to minimise the collateral damage during operations and positive engagement of youth to ensure peace and tranquility in the region was stressed,” he said.
The spokesperson said the local commanders also briefed on the current situation on ground, challenges being faced and the measures to be instituted to enhance efficacy of Counter militant operations.
“The Chinar Corps Commander and DGP also emphasised on maintaining a high level of vigil to minimise the frequent terrorist initiated incidents and militant committed atrocities and underlined the need to effectively counter such incidents,” he added.