JAMMU: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti took stock of the situation arising out of the fidayeen attack at Sunjwan Army camp, at a high level meeting of officers here on Saturday.
Condemning the act, the CM described the attack as “an effort by elements inimical to peace to break the developmental pace in the state, thereby putting the common masses to immense trouble”. She appealed all sections of the society to stand together in such a sensitive time and defeat the designs of the perpetrators “who also want to divide people under different names besides creating chaos in the society and the state”.
Mehbooba paid rich tributes to the slain army personnel, praised their valour and sympathised with the bereaved families of soldiers. She wished the injured soldiers a speedy recovery.
During the meeting, the chief minister was briefed about the ongoing flush out operation at the spot. She also reviewed the overall security situation in the state and along the borders.
Asking the security agencies to maintain close coordination, the chief minister directed the police and other security agencies to maintain vigil in the state and ensure that no subversive element is allowed to disturb peace in the state. She also directed maintaining strict vigil on vital installations, airports, bus stations and other crowded places.
Chief Secretary, B. B. Vyas; Director General of Police, Dr. S P Vaid; Principal Secretary, Home, R K Goyal; ADGP, CID, A G Mir; Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Rohit Kansal and other senior officers were present in the meeting.
Later in the evening, GoC in C, Northern Command, Lt. Gen. Devraj Anbu apprised the chief minister about the Sunjwan attack and flush out operations there.