New Delhi : In wake of the recent targetted killing of minorities in the UT Jammu and Kashmir, central government will be deploying additional security forces in the Kashmir Valley, media reports said.
A report by a national news gathering agency quoted sources in the security establishment that said that around 15,000 additional para-military force personnel will be deployed soon ‘to tackle the security situation in the Valley and provide better security cover to the people there.’
The report claimed that the additional deployment will be add on to the forces to be deployed for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.
“The decision came after Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and instructed that additional forces be deployed,” report by IANS said.
On Tuesday, Shah held a high-level review meeting in his North Block office on the security situation in J&K. The meeting was attended by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Chief of Army Staff Gen Manoj Pande, and senior officials of the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration.